Google at U-M Core Services

Service Description 

Google at U-M Core Services are the Google services provided to eligible members of the university community that are covered by the university’s Google Apps for Education agreement.

Compliance 

In general, Google at U-M Core Services may not be used with sensitive university data. While Google at U-M Core Services are secure, they do not comply with some specific regulatory and U-M policy requirements for certain types of sensitive regulated data.

The exception to this is that you may use Google at U-M Core Services for Student Education Records (regulated by FERPA). Careful use of this data, in accordance with university policies and FERPA regulations, allows Google at U-M Core services to be used by the students in, and instructors for, a class.

Some Google at U-M Core Services are permitted for use with additional sensitive data types. See these Sensitive Data Guide entries for details: