Google Apps

Getting Started with University-Provided Google Mail

Student emails are activated at the same time NetIDs are activated their NetIDs. Students can check their email accounts via This is linked at the top of As of April 16, 2015, you are no longer able to log into the accounts with your NetID login/password combo. Students can reset their passwords by following these instructions on the Northwetstern IT support site.  NUIT provides a overview here: Per NUIT, students should direct all questions regarding accounts to the IT Support Center by calling 847-491-4357 (1-HELP).

Syncing Google Drive with Canvas

In Canvas, all users can authorize their Google Drive accounts for access to Google Collaborations, and students can upload an assignment from Google Drive. To see a help guide from Instructure, visit: Or watch this helpful video: