The Catholic University of America

More Apps - Communicate, store, and collaborate with others through your Google Apps account.

  • Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms - common office productivity tools which can be shared and edited by multiple users at the same time.
  • Google Sites - create websites to share with small groups, full departments, etc.
  • Google Hangouts - Send chat messages or hold video meetings with multiple people across the globe at once.

How do I get to Google Apps?

 

Best Practice

If you create the items below to a department or multiple people to share, Technology Services recommends creating them under the Department's Shared Account. This way, no matter who comes and goes, the files will never be deleted and always be accessible. 



Google Docs

Uses:

  • Create and edit documents in your web browser
  • Share documents for collaboration
  • See changes made by others in real time
  • Saves automatically


Google Sheets

Uses:

  • Create and edit spreadsheets in your web browser
  • Create project plans
  • Analyze data with charts and filters
  • See changes made by others in real time
  • Saves automatically


Google Forms

Uses:

  • Manage event registrations
  • Create surveys
  • Create opinion polls
  • Create pop quizzes
  • Responses saved to Sheets for analysis

* Technology Services highly recommends creating this form under the Department's shared account so that access remains after any individual leaves the university.


Google Slides

Uses:

  • Create and edit presentations in your web browser
  • Create training modules
  • See changes made by others in real time
  • Saves automatically


Google Sites

Uses:

  • Create websites without IT or web training
  • Include video, calendars, and files to share
  • Create training modules
  • Securely share with large or small groups

* Technology Services highly recommends creating this form under the Department's shared account so that access remains after any individual leaves the university.


Google Hangouts

Uses:

  • Send chat messages
  • Hold video meetings with multiple users
  • Hold video Office Hours
  • Conduct video interviews or auditions