Google Apps & Email

All University of Akron students receive free UANet ID@zips.uakron.edu Gmail accounts. These accounts never expire and are free to use after your time at the University. Faculty and staff are also automatically given access to G-Suite, however they do not automatically get Gmail because their email is in Microsoft 365.


Benefits

Students & Alumni

  • Access to all Gsuite apps, including Gmail, on all devices through Gmail
  • Uses same password as MyAkron and Brightspace

Faculty & Staff

  • Access to all GSuite apps, EXCEPT Gmail, on all devices
  • Accessible via the My Akron Portal with @uakron.edu account


Requirements

  • UANet ID and password


Options

Faculty & Staff

  • When logged into GSuite, your account is aliased to an @zips.uakron.edu account, but your email is still in Microsoft 365.
  • Faculty and Staff can request Gmail be added, but it is by request and users will have two email addresses:
    • <uanet ID>@uakron.edu
    • <uanet ID>@zips.uakron.edu


Available To

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students 
  • Alumni

Service Provider

Information Technology Services (ITS)

185 Carroll Street

330.972.6888: