Google+ is a series of tools that work with existing Google Apps and allow for more collaboration.

Available To

Faculty, Staff, Students


Efficiency is boosted by using “sparks” to aggregate news, posts and information around a single topic and by using “hangouts” for group video chats (include up to 15 people). Circles allow users to post targeted messages and take advantage of adjustable privacy settings.

Key Features

  • Circles
  • Hangouts
  • Communities
  • Pages
  • Photos


  • Users must have a valid email address.
  • Compatible Web browsers:
    1. Windows: Firefox and Chrome v3.6 and up, I.E. 8 and up
    2. Mac: Chrome and Firefox 3.6 and up and Safari 4 and up
    3. Linux: Chrome and Firefox 3.6 and up


  • This service is offered at no additional cost for all faculty, staff, and students.

Getting Started

  • Visit and click the Google+ shortcut. If prompted, log in with your email address and password. Click here for more detailed steps on how to access your Google+ account.

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