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Google Account - Accessing Google Drive and Google Apps

How to access your UWL Google Drive and Google Apps.

*Important Note: UWL does not offer access to all of the Google Apps, like Gmail and Google Maps, so sign into your account to see what Google apps are available with your UWL Google account. See More Notes at the end of this KB article for more information about Gmail and Google Maps. 

2. Click on Faculty & staff found on the upper right side of the page and then click Google Drive under Quicklinks.
Quick links Google Drive
*Note: Or you can go to Google Drive directly at

3. Click on Go to Drive.
Google Drive Go to Drive

4. Enter in your full UWL email address (including the and then click Next
Google Drive Enter Email

5. Enter in your password to your UWL account and then click Next
Google Drive Enter Password

6. Now you should have access to your Google account which includes Google Drive and Google apps. You can access Google apps like Docs, Sheets, Slides and so on by clicking on the squares found on the upper right side of the page.
Google Drive Click App Launcher Waffle Icon

*More Notes: 

    • You will receive an error if you try to log in with your UWL account through because you do not have access to Gmail with your UWL account. Please make sure to log in at
      •  Google Drive Access Error

7. Need more help? Contact the Eagle Help Desk

KeywordsGoogle,account,Google Drive,Google Apps,apps,drive,student,faculty,staff,Docs,Sheets,Slides,Meet,Sites,Contacts,storage,file   Doc ID90406
OwnerDavid H.GroupUW-La Crosse
Created2019-03-15 10:50:14Updated2024-07-12 09:25:17
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