Create a test domain with G Suite for Education
If you have a G Suite for Education account and want to test new features in a separate domain, apply for a test domain.
So our approval team can identify your new subdomain as a test domain, it must have this format: gsuitetest.domain.edu.
|Example G Suite for Education domain||New test subdomain|
For the steps to create a subdomain, see Add multiple domains or domain aliases.
You need to verify the test domain that you created. Verification ensures that no one else uses your domain for Google services without your permission or sends email that appears to come from your school.
Use your G Suite for Education account to sign in.
- Verify that you own your domain. For details, see Verify your domain for G Suite.
- Go to the G Suite for Education signup form.
- Complete the details about your educational institution.
- When you get to Does your institution have a domain?, click Yes, I have one I can use.
Use the domain that you created in Step 1 above.
- Click Next.
- Create a user account.
You’ll use this account to sign in to your G Suite for Education account on the test domain.
- Review the Terms of Service and click Accept and sign up.
You'll receive an email with information about your new account.
You get a 14-day free trial with your G Suite test account. For more information, see About your free G Suite trial.
After you submit your request and verify your domain, we review your organization’s eligibility. We contact you by email about the status of your application in 1–2 weeks.