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Google at Princeton: How to log in and where to go from there

All Princeton Google users are expected to usePrinceton Google services responsibly and in accordance with the Princeton University Information Technology Policy, the Google Acceptable Use Policy and Google Usage Guidelines.

Princeton Google Drive available for faculty, staff and graduate students
  • Use your Princeton Google Drive to create, share, and collaborate on documents in real-time.
  • To begin using Google Drive, faculty, staff, and graduate students must request a Princeton Google account (Princeton University login required).
  • Faculty, staff and graduate students will still have email and calendaring services provided through the University’s Microsoft Exchange system, while undergraduate students are provided with Princeton Gmail and calendaring.
  • Note that Google Analytics is not included in Princeton Google apps.

How to log in to your Princeton Google account

Step 1
  • Using any browser go to
  • Click the blue Sign in button.

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Step 2
You many have more than one Google account listed. Click on the account with your Princeton email address.

If this is the first time you are accessing your Princeton Google account, you will need to click the Add account link.

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Do NOT click the Create an account button.
your Princeton Google account has already been created.
Use the Add account link.

Faculty, staff, and graduate students
: Request a Princeton Google account first.
Then use the Add account link.

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Step 3

Enter your Princeton University email address and your University password.

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Step 4
  • Click on the Apps Grid to see the Google Apps Launcher, which simplifies Google navigation no matter the device you are using; computer, smartphone, or tablet.
  • When you log in to Google using your Princeton email address, you will only be shown those apps available to you (depending on your affilation with Princeton) based upon Google licensing with the University.
  • In the example below, click on the Google Drive icon to access your Princeton account.

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Step 5

  • To log out, click on the profile's icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. Click the Sign out button.

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Having trouble logging into your Princeton Google account? Is Google having issues? Check the following links

What is the default quota on my Princeton Google account?
Princeton Google accounts all have unlimited quota of shared storage.

Google Drive

Use Google Drive to create, share, and collaborate on documents in real-time.

Princeton Gmail
Email with lots of storage, search tools, and integrated chat. It's very much like standard Gmail accounts but with an address.

Google Calendar
Coordinate meetings and events with fellow students using sharable calendars

Google Sites
Create websites quickly and easily.

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Last Updated:
March 26, 2016

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