About BU Google Apps

  • BU Google Apps is hosted through Google Apps for Education. Many, although not all, services provided through commercially-available Google are also available through BU Google Apps.
  • Those with a BU Google Apps account can access mail sent to login @bu.edu through BU Google Mail. In addition, the BU Google Apps account provides access to Calendar, Drive, Google+ and Sites.
  • The agreement between Boston University and Google provides enhanced features and protections such as:
    • Creating Appointment Slots in BU Google Calendar;
    • Storage up to 30 GB for both BU Google Mail and BU Google Drive combined.

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Account Access

  • Access to BU Google Apps is secured by Web Login and available at www.bu.edu/google and www.bu.edu/webmail.
  • A BU Google Apps account is provisioned to all incoming students. Faculty and staff who would like a BU Google Apps account, can enable one at the Account Creation page.
  • In addition, alumni beginning with the class of 2010 who do not already have a BU Google Apps account are welcome to enable one.
Please Note: Faculty and staff are welcome to enable Google Apps to utilize BU Google Sites, Calendar, Google+ and Google Drive, but Exchange – NOT BU Google Mail – should be used for official University communications. Additionally faculty and staff must adhere to the University Security and Data Protection policies prior to enabling a Google Apps account

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