Update Announcements

Unlimited Storage for Drive coming this week
October 29, 2014

Google has announced that unlimited storage in Google Drive will be coming to Google for Education customers this week

New Drive for Education with Unlimited Storage

October 17, 2014

On September 30 Google announced the release of Drive for Education, which will be available to all Google Apps for Education users at no charge and provide:

  • unlimited storage (includes Drive files, Mail, and Google+ photos)
  • file uploads up to 5TB in size, and
  • enhanced security and administrative controls.
These changes will be rolled out over the coming months. We do not have a date for the release of Drive for Education to the UMICH domain but will continue to update campus as we learn more. In the meantime, see Announcing Drive Education: The 21st century backpack for students for additional details.

Chrome users no longer need Hangouts video plugin
July 27, 2014

A few weeks ago, we announced automatic support for Hangouts video calls in Chrome without the need for the Hangouts video plugin. Starting July 23, we are happy to announce that we are rolling this out gradually to all Google Apps users.

A faster, redesigned Google Drive
July 21, 2014

Google Drive will have a new look and speedier performance on the desktop, making organizing and sharing files faster and easier than ever. Users can now right-click on a file to see recent activity, set sharing permissions, and enable files to be accessed while offline. When selecting multiple files, users can take actions on the entire group in three ways—right-click on the selection, use the menu above the file area, or simply drag the group to move to a new folder location.