Information for New Employees
Simmons College has partnered with Google to provide our community with powerful email, calendaring, and document-sharing tools and services.
To get to your Simmons Gmail, go to https://gmail.simmons.edu and log in with your Simmons username and password.
The Chrome web browser is the client for Google Apps at Simmons, and should be pre-installed on all Simmons-owned computers. In addition to being the most compatible browser for Google Apps, Chrome also supports profiles, which means you can have your personal Gmail and Simmons Gmail in separate windows, with their own bookmarks, history, tabs, saved passwords, and more. For instructions on setting up Chrome profiles, visit http://googleapps.simmons.edu and select the “Chrome Profiles FAQs” page.
If you want to start using Google Apps on your mobile device, set-up instructions are available for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry. Please note that Gmail IMAP access is not officially supported by Google for BlackBerry devices at this time. Simmons Technology recommends and supports iPhone/iPad and Android devices for use with Google Apps for Education.
There are many useful guides and FAQs for Google Apps located on the Google Apps @ Simmons project site, in the left-hand menu. If you want step-by-step training on how to use Google Apps, there are tutorials built right into your Google Apps account. From Gmail, click the Apps Launcher in the upper right corner of the screen, then click "More" then "Google Apps Training." There, you can find tutorials for almost every aspect of Google Apps.
If you need immediate assistance with your Google Apps account, please contact us at 617-521-2222 or http://servicedesk.simmons.edu/getsupport.