Quickstart IT setup guide
Get your institution set up with Google Workspace for Education and be on your way to easier collaboration, centralized organization, and streamlined processes.
Create your account
Decide which Google Workspace edition is best for your institution
Get Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals — communication and collaboration tools to empower teaching and learning. Or upgrade for additional capabilities with Google Workspace for Education Standard, the Teaching and Learning Upgrade, or Google Workspace for Education Plus. Compare Google Workspace Editions and sign up.
Verify your domain
After signing up, you’ll be guided to verify your domain.
Set up user accounts for your students, teachers, and other faculty
There are a few different options for adding users, so choose the best one for your institution. Review options for adding users.
Auto sync accounts for large institutions
Automatically provision users, groups, and contacts based on the user data in your LDAP server with Google Workspace Directory Sync.
Integrate Google Workspace into the classroom
Centralize teaching and learning with Classroom
Classroom helps teachers and students communicate, stay organized, and save time. Help instructors get started by creating a class in Classroom.
Save time grading and provide feedback that counts using Assignments
Assignments lets you quickly and securely create, analyze, and grade coursework, while helping students learn more effectively — within or alongside your LMS.
Data migrations can be performed server side or client side. For detailed help on migrating your organization’s data, consult migration guides.
Now that you’re all set up, take a look around and explore what Google Workspace can do.
Store and organize assignments, documents, or class curriculum securely and access them from any device. Enable Drive.
Share calendars or create a joint calendar with other members to easily keep track of schedules. Enable Calendar.
Sketch and collaborate on an interactive canvas from your computer, phone, or tablet. Enable Jamboard.
Create sites, host course curriculum, build development skills, and unleash creativity with this easy-to-use web builder. Enable Sites.
Connect virtually through secure video calls and messaging to keep learning going outside of school. Enable Google Meet.
Create and participate in group forums to foster communication and conversation. Enable Groups.
Add users, manage devices, and configure security and settings so your data stays safe. Enable Vault.
Control users' access to several additional services, such as YouTube, Blogger, Google Analytics, and more. Tailor experiences for your users by setting access to some Google services based on age. Enable Additional Services.
Add enhanced capabilities
Transform your learning environment with enhanced security features and premium collaboration tools in Education Standard, Teaching and Learning Upgrade, or Education Plus.
Get help setting up Google Workspace
View deployment guide
Get more detailed information on setting up Google Workspace for Education. View the Deployment Guide.
Contact a specialist
Get one-on-one support from a Google for Education specialist on creating a deployment plan or have them implement it for you. Contact a specialist.
Move your institution forward with Google Workspace for Education
Find tools and resources to help administrators and educators get the most out of Google Workspace for Education.
Build excitement for what’s possible
Find helpful guidance and resources to promote and explain what Google Workspace can do for your school community.