Select your organization type for Google Workspace for Education

Required only for Google Workspace for Education editions.

As an administrator, when you set up Google Workspace for Education in the Google Admin console, you need to select an organization type for your school or district. 

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Accountand thenAccount settingsand thenProfile.
  3. At Organization type, click Edit .
  4. Click the Down arrow  and select your organization type:
    • Primary/Secondary Education—Includes kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school, and school districts with only these types of schools. Select this option if your students are primarily under the age of 18.
    • Higher Education—Includes vocational schools, colleges, and post-graduate institutions. Select this option if your students are primarily over the age of 18. 

      Note: If you have a mixture of school types, such as a high school and a college, select Primary/Secondary Education.
  5. Click Save.

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