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ETS - G Suite - How to Migrate your CES Google Account

Extension no longer uses CES ( Google Accounts and uses UW-Madison ( Google Accounts. As part of Extension's transition to UW-Madison, each user was tasked with transferring their CES Google Drive files to their UW-Madison Google Drive.

Note: This content was used for Extension's transition to UW-Madison. It is intended for individuals who are still in the processing of transitioning files. 

You can find more information about UW Madison Google Suite here.


  • There is no automated solution for transferring CES Google Drive files to the UW Madison Google Drive.
  • Each user is responsible for transitioning their CES Google content over to the UW Madison Google Drive.  

Complete Google Drive Transition

Make a copy and print this document to keep handy as you work through this process:

  1. Delete any unnecessary files from your CES Google Drive account;
  2. Make a list of any YouTube channels you are an admin on;
  3. Make a list of any team drives you are a member of;
  4. Make a list of any 3rd party websites or apps you access via your CES GSuite account;
Here are the instructions for transferring your files.  Follow them exactly. 

Complete Team/Shared Drive Transition

You'll need to follow one set of instructions below to transition your Shared/Team Drive files/folders from CES to WISC. 

Google Transition FAQs

How do I log into my Google Account?

  • Log into your UW-Madison (wisc) Google account by using your  here:
  • It’s also handy to bookmark and then click MyUW in the upper right corner.  This is another way to access your UW-Madison Google Account.
  • Log into your CES Google account by going to and signing in with your CES Google account ( and password.

How do I transfer a Google Calendar?

Is Google+ Going Away?

  • When we first adopted Google Suite for Education back in late 2012, we encouraged the use of Google+ as a collaboration tool. While many have had success with this tool, over time the overall popularity and use of Google+ has diminished to the point that Google is shutting down the public-facing side of Google+.
  • At this time we are encouraging staff to transition their Google+ Communities away from the Google+ platform.
  • If you are currently using Google+ with either internal or external audiences, please send an email to so that our EdTech team can assist you with learning about what options you have available moving forward.

Keywords:Google,Drive,CES,,,Suite,Transition,Madison-Transition   Doc ID:95815
Owner:Nathaniel S.Group:Extension Handbook
Created:2019-11-14 13:28 CDTUpdated:2021-12-21 16:36 CDT
Sites:Extension Handbook
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