UW-Madison Google Apps - How to find and join a Google+ community

This document summarizes the steps for using your UW-Madison Google Apps account to search for and join a UW-Madison Google+ community from the perspective of someone who is using UW-Madison Google+ for the first time.

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  1. Log in to UW-Madison Google Apps with your NetID and password using the following URL:

    If you have multiple UW-Madison Google Apps accounts, select your desired account from the list provided.

    Select account

    If you only have one UW-Madison Google Apps account, you will be logged into your account automatically.

    • Don't see the account you are looking for? You may need to link your WiscMail Plus or Office 365 service account to your NetID.

    • If you're logging in for the first time, you'll see a welcome message. Since the University does not have Gmail enabled, portions of the message that mention email do not apply to UW-Madison Google Apps.

  2. Create your UW-Madison Google+ account.

  3. Enter the name of the community you want to search for in the search box and hit "enter" to find your community.

    google plus search result

  4. The Community should appear with an "Ask to Join" link. Click it.

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Keywords:google plus community join searching for joining wisc   Doc ID:46603
Owner:Christina G.Group:Google Apps
Created:2015-01-30 09:16 CDTUpdated:2016-04-25 16:14 CDT
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