Getting Into Google Apps: For Students

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A quick presentation to help students access their new CAG Google Apps account.

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Getting Into Google Apps: For Students

  1. 1. Getting into your Google Apps Account: For Students<br />By M. Peters, High School Technology Integration<br />
  2. 2. Basics…<br />All high school students have been issued a Colegio Americano Google Apps Account<br />Includes access to Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Groups, Google Sites <br />Your login and email address match the number you use to log into the school network.<br />Your advisor will tell you your temporary password. CHANGE IT ASAP!<br />
  3. 3. Getting there …<br />IMPORTANT: You can’t log in via the main Google or Gmail site!<br />VIA the CAG Website: http://email.cag.edu.gt(Or go to Faculty Services and click the email button!)<br />There is a link on the HS Edline Page.<br />VIA our CAG Google Apps Page:http://www.google.com/a/cag.edu.gt<br />Your personal Google Apps Homepage:http://partnerpage.google.com/cag.edu.gt<br />Teachers – good idea to put the link on your Wiki or Blog.<br />
  4. 4. Logging in …<br />Notice the CAG Logo! You’re in the right place!<br />Your username is the same number that you use to log in at school!<br />(Just the number, don’t type the whole email address!) <br />
  5. 5. DON’T PANIC!<br />This is just the usual first-time setup. Choose a language, type the letters and accept the user agreement!<br />Creating your account<br />
  6. 6. 1. Log-in (if you haven’t already) and go to mail!<br />2. Click on Settings (Usually the top right corner)!<br />3. Click on Accounts, then <br />Google Account Settings <br />4. Click on Changing Your Password<br />Changing your password<br />
  7. 7. 1. Log-in (if you haven’t already) and go to mail!<br />2. Click on Settings (Usually the top right corner)!<br />3. Click on Accounts, then Send Mail As: Edit Info<br />4. Type in your name<br />Fixing your name<br />
  8. 8. Need to Know<br />Use this account for ALL school activities – especially signing up for WIKIs!<br />This is a school-run, school-administered email account. There is no privacy.<br />Use of this account (and all other online activities) are covered by the Acceptable Use Agreement, which you all have signed (or will sign shortly!)<br />

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