UW-Madison G Suite - Benefits of Use

This document outlines the benefits of using UW-Madison G Suite .

Why use UW-Madison G Suite Service?

The University realizes that a large number of students, faculty, and staff already put UW-Madison and personal content on Google Apps. UW-Madison is concerned about the use of intellectual property that is covered by "click through" licenses associated with a standard Google account. To address this, the University has signed up for a Google Apps for Education license to begin offering Google Apps to UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students.

Applications covered by this new Terms of Service include: Some benefits of this service are:

Accessing consumer applications via UW-Madison G Suite

Google offers access to additional applications through UW-Madison G Suite . You will now be able to access these applications using your UW-Madison G Suite account. Unlike the official UW-Madison G Suite applications (Google Docs, Drive, Sites, Groups, Hangouts, Calendar, and Contacts), these Google Consumer Applications are not covered under the UW-Madison Terms of Service. You may will be asked to accept new Terms of Service for these applications. Regardless of whether you are asked, be aware that you, not the UW-Madison, are accepting these terms as an individual.

The main differences for users of Google Consumer Applications are:

Some benefits of using these applications through UW-Madison G Suite service are:

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