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Google Workspace for Education (formerly G Suite)

Notice of changes related to Google Workspace for Education storage policy

On February 17, 2021, Google, Inc. notified educational institutions of changes to the Google Workspace for Education service. At the same time, Google announced a change in storage policy for Google-based services (including Keio Mail, Drive, and other data); these services, which used to be unlimited, will now have limits.
We are currently working on the details of the new policy and will provide details at a later date once details are finalized.

Introduction to Google Workspace for Education (Contents)

Introduction to Google Workspace for Education

Google Workspace for Education (formerly G Suite for Education) is a set of services that Google provides for educational institutions and that lets users comprehensively use functions such as Email, Calendar, Chat, and Online Storage.
It differs from services that Google provides for general users, but the layout of the screen and the way the functions are used are the same.
Please see the page, Education Services, for details of the services.


  • In addition to the email function, it has a collaboration function that integrates Calendar (scheduler), Drive (online storage) etc.
    Examples: You can share large volume files with other people online.

    1. You can also read or edit files in various formats on your browser.
      You can share and export or import schedules.
  • Unlimited storage is available for each user.
  • You can also use machine translation compatible with the languages of more than fifty countries.

Reliability and Security

  • Google operates one of the best security measures in the world. For details, please see Security and Privacy.
  • With Google Workspace for Education (formerly G Suite for Education), all data belongs to Keio University or to individual users. Google will never check its contents or use it for advertising purposes.
  • When you cancel your account, all your data will be erased from Google servers.

Services of Google Workspace for Education

The following services can be used.

Service Outline Reference URL
Mail Sending and receiving emails Gmail help center
Groups Creating mailing lists and discussion groups Google Groups Help Center
Drive Preparing and sharing documents etc. on line Google Drive Help Center
Calendar Organizing and sharing schedules Google Calendar Help Center
Contacts Managing email address and other personal information Contact the Gmail Help Center

Precautions for the use of Google Additional Services

ITC provides some Google Additional Services (e.g. Google Takeout, Google Maps etc.) via keio.jp authentication.

These types of services are subject to the same policies as "Google Terms of Service" (not for "Google Workspace").
Please check the following pages carefully before using them.

Google Terms of Service
Using Google Maps, Google Earth and Street View

Last-Modified: August 31, 2022

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