Use Google Apps

To Access Google Applications

  1. Log in to your UC email account at
  2. Once inside UC email click on the tiled button tile icon next to your email address in the upper-right hand corner and click on the icon for the application you want to use (see below).

You can easily create, share, and edit drawings online with Google Drawings. Whether you want to create a chart, diagram or labeled image Google Drawings can help.

To create a Google drawing to use in other programs, you must first access Google Drive by clicking on the tile icon and choosing Google Drive. Once in Google Drive:

  1. Choose New > More > Google Drawings

    Depicts the file menu process. New. More. Google Drawings
  2. Give your new Google Drawing a unique name by clicking on Untitled Drawing.
  3. Create your Drawing by adding lines, shapes, text, images and more. Your drawing is automatically saved as you create it.

  4. Download your Drawing as an .PNG image file with a transparent background by choosing File > Download As > PNG image (.png)
  5. Insert your new image file in whichever document you choose.

You can search for a specific file you've created by typing keywords into the search bar at the top of the Google Drive app and hitting enter.

Google Drive will search the title of all your files, including Google Drawings, for matching results.

When inside of a Google Doc or Google Sheet:

  1. On the main menu choose Insert > Google Drawing.

  2. Use the menu bar to upload an image or add text, lines, or shapes to create your drawing.

  3. Once you have completed your "drawing," click Save and Close in the upper-right hand corner.
  4. Your new Google Drawing has been added to your document.