G Suite Enterprise for Education FAQ
Below are common questions about G Suite Enterprise for Education.
General informationIs G Suite Enterprise for Education available to anyone? G Suite Enterprise for Education is available to educational institutions in 32 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Maldives, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States. More countries will be added in the future. If you’re outside of these countries, indicate your interest in this form.
How does G Suite Enterprise for Education compare to G Suite Enterprise?
G Suite Enterprise for Education has many of the features available to G Suite Enterprise customers. Some G Suite Enterprise features are included in G Suite for Education, which is free for qualified educational institutions.
To purchase G Suite Enterprise for Education, schools have to qualify and have an active subscription for G Suite for Education. All G Suite for Education features are included in G Suite Enterprise for Education.
Yes. Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is available to all schools as part of G Suite for Education.
No. Large schools aren’t required or expected to buy G Suite Enterprise for Education. It has an optional set of features for educational institutions that want them.
There’s no size threshold, but educational institutions with more complex requirements can benefit from the enterprise-level capabilities.
No. You can’t remove or buy features separately.
Yes. The threshold for getting G Suite Enterprise for Education is set at a minimum of 50 seats or 15% of total full-time employee seats, whichever is higher.
G Suite Enterprise for Education only works for users assigned G Suite Enterprise for Education licenses. Certain features might be available to everyone in an organization and are subject to change at any time.
Yes. G Suite Enterprise for Education complies with the same certifications as other G Suite editions, including:
- ISO 27001
- ISO 27017
- ISO 27018
- SOC 2 and 3
There’s no need for an addendum or new contract.
PricingCan I try it before I buy?
Yes. You can get a free 30-day trial of G Suite Enterprise for Education for up to 10 users.
Yes. Until the end of 2019, educational institutions qualify for free student licenses if they purchase licenses for all employees.
If you purchase G Suite Enterprise for Education in 2018 or 2019, renewals at the introductory price will be honored for 3 years.
You buy G Suite Enterprise for Education as a service on an Annual Plan and commit to purchasing G Suite services for one year. You can prepay for the year or be billed monthly.
If you cancel your subscription before the contract ends, you’re still responsible for the full value of the annual commitment.
An employee is any individual who is full or part-time faculty and staff. Student workers and graduate assistants are excluded from this definition.
As part of the introductory price, you get 10 free student licenses for every purchased faculty or staff license. If your student-to-faculty or staff ratio exceeds 10 to one, you might need to purchase extra faculty or staff licenses to get additional student licenses.
As part of the introductory price, you get up to 10 free student licenses for every purchased faculty or staff license. If you want both student and alumni accounts, you might need to purchase extra faculty or staff licenses. The introductory price is honored for 3 years.
Yes. Institutions can purchase any number of individual licenses. However, if you do, you won’t be eligible for free student licenses.
The Terms of Service are the same Terms of Service for G Suite for Education.