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Cardinal Cloud


Cardinal Cloud is the college’s communication and productivity suite based on Google Apps for Education.

Among the list of services and benefits are:

  • a modern webmail interface, completely mobile friendly, that is accessible from home and around the world;
  • personal and shared group calendars;
  • unlimited storage space for your email and Drive files;
  • a slew of mobile apps for various devices, including iOS, Android, and Windows platforms;
  • a new mobile friendly and more accessible weekly Digest email powered by Google Groups;
  • Cloud Printing (Print-&-Release), letting you print from anywhere and pick up your job at our release station in the Feinberg Computer Lab (more stations coming soon);
  • Google Hangouts for chatting and voice/video calls throughout SUNY Plattsburgh and outside Google accounts.

For more information about these services, please use the right menu navigation or browse below for more details.  

Want to learn more about Google Apps? Visit https://gsuite.google.com/learning-center/#!/ for more information.

Google Calendar


Using Calendars in Cardinal Cloud

The Cardinal Cloud calendar application allows you to share calendars with colleagues and even create publicly accessible calendars for departmental use.

Google Drive & Docs


Drive & Docs with Cardinal Cloud

Cardinal Cloud Drive is a great tool to manage your files, access them anywhere, and share them easily and painlessly. We have a few tips and tricks for sharing and managing your files in the Cardinal Cloud.

Google Gmail


Using Cardinal Cloud Email (Gmail)

Anybody who uses Gmail for their personal email account will immediately recognize the feature-filled webmail that comes with Cardinal Cloud. Our “Google apps for education” suite offers many helpful features, making it a preferred way to read your SUNY Plattsburgh email.

Create & Send Email Merges


Get Started with TyMerge for Email Merges

Email merges at SUNY Plattsburgh involve using Google Sheets and Gmail in combination with an add-on called TyMerge.

TyMerge allows you to personalize email messages to multiple contacts while maintaining consistent content in one transaction. For example, you can 

  • greet each recipient by their first name
  • include their postal address in the message body
  • personalize the subject line

Get Support

If you have any questions contact the Helpdesk by email at [email protected] or by phone at 518-564-4433. We will be happy to assist you with your mail merges.

 

Google Hangouts


What is Cardinal Cloud Hangouts?

Cardinal Cloud Hangouts is Google Hangouts using the SUNY Plattsburgh domain. You can enjoy all the features of Hangouts with your SUNY Plattsburgh email account. Even better, you can communicate with anybody on Google Hangouts, not just those who have a Cardinal Cloud account. Meaning you can communicate with other Gmail users and users across other domains that use Google Apps!

Cardinal Cloud FAQs


Cardinal Cloud Policies


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