Generic Accounts

What is a generic account?
  • A generic accounts is used for a project, department or student worker*.
  • A generic account has access to the same G Suite apps (e.g., Gmail, Calendar) as an individual account. (Google Drive access must be requested.)
  • Access to the mail and calendar of the generic account can be granted to other employees.

Owners of generic accounts that contain any PHI (Protected Health Information) data are the stewards of that data and have formal responsibility for assuring appropriate use of the data. 

*For more information on student worker accounts, see section "Does my student worker need a generic student worker account?"

How do I get a generic account?
Does my student worker need a generic student worker account?
How do I get a student worker account?
I just received a new generic account. What do I do now?