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Transfer Personal Google Docs & Calendars to Google Workspace at UMass Amherst

Follow the instructions below to download your personal Google Docs and Calendars to your computer and then upload them into your UMass Amherst Google Workspace account.

Transferring is recommended if you want to keep your personal documents and calendars separate from your school or work documents and calendars. It is also recommended if you currently store any approved University data (FERPA, identification information) on your consumer account.

Transfer personal Google Docs to your UMass Amherst Google Workspace account

  1. Log in to your consumer Google Drive account at drive.google.com.
  2. Once logged in, follow Google's instructions to manually download a file or files to your computer.
  3. Next, log out of your personal Google account and log in to your Google Workspace at apps.umass.edu with your UMass Amherst IT Account NetID and password.
  4. Once logged in, follow Google's instructions to manually upload files and folders to Google Drive. Note: If you were sharing or collaborating on files that you transferred, you will need to create those permission settings again.

Transfer personal Google Calendars to your UMass Amherst Google Workspace account

  1. Log in to your consumer Google Calendar at calendar.google.com.
  2. Once logged in, follow Google's instructions to export your calendar.
  3. Next, log out of your personal Google account and log into your Google Workspace account at apps.umass.edu with your UMass Amherst IT Account NetID and password.
  4. Once logged in, follow Google's instructions to import events or files.