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UW-Madison Google Workspace - What types of accounts are eligible?

Eligibility for UW-Madison Google Workspace can only be granted to Office 365 accounts. The following document outlines the type of Office 365 accounts that are eligible for UW-Madison Google Workspace.

Eligible Account Types

The following account types are eligible for UW-Madison Google Workspace:
  1. All accounts that are eligible for email and calendar

    • An individual must be eligible for a NetID in order to qualify for an account. For more information about NetID eligibility, please review this document.

    • For accounts with alternate addresses, these addresses will also be alternate addresses for the UW-Madison Google Workspace account.

      • Example: If Bucky Badger's email address were, he might have and as alternate addresses

  2. Office 365 service accounts in domains with Google Workspace enabled

  • If you are a domain administrator and you want more information on how to enable Google Workspace for your domain, please Get Help from DoIT

  • Individual Office 365 service accounts cannot be enabled for Google Workspace. Google Workspace must be enabled for an entire domain.

  • There are two ways to access UW-Madison Google Workspace with an Office 365 service account:

    • Link the service account to your NetID.

    • Login directly using the service account credentials.

If your account is eligible for UW-Madison Google Workspace, you can follow these instructions to log in.

Ineligible Account Types

The following types of accounts are not eligible for UW-Madison Google Workspace:

  1. Office 365 service accounts in domains that don't have Google Workspace enabled

  2. UW-Madison email accounts that are not hosted by Office 365

    • If you aren't sure whether your departmental email account is hosted by Office 365, contact the DoIT Help Desk for support.

  3. Office 365 resource calendars

  4. WiscLists

  5. Non-UW email accounts

Looking for more general information about UW-Madison Google Workspace? Click here.

Keywordsuw madison Google Workspace google docs Office 365 plus user alias role role-based accounts office 365 office365 service microsoft domains linked accounts netid login log in enabled wisc   Doc ID47616
OwnerChristina G.GroupUW Google Apps
Created2015-02-25 17:28:56Updated2022-07-25 13:27:27
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Google Apps, Microsoft 365, Wisc Account Admin
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