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Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


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The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Google Drive

a.k.a. G Suite

Google Drive is a cloud storage and file backup system. We use Google Drive to keep track of our project work and templates as well as collaborate on documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. You don’t need to install anything to use our Google Drive.

Permissions and sharing


Google Drive Tips

Google Form Tips

Google forms handle a variety of use cases like account requests, sign ups, contact us, feedback, bug reporting, support requests, data calls, and project submittals.


If you’re using a non-Google service and it requests access to your GSA Google Drive (such as to enable an integration feature), please deny that request. In other words, don’t grant OAuth access to GSA Google Drive. Here’s a blog post on this policy. To ensure no access is enabled, you can check Google’s list of “Apps connected to your account”, expand each item, and look for the Google Drive icon. Here’s an example of what an OAuth access request might look like:

don't click "allow"

Local editing

Drive File Stream can be used for local editing of files on Drive, though offline editing is not yet supported for Macs at GSA. InSite page.

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