Click on each of the FAQs below to learn more about UTH Share.
Where is storage displayed?
Users can view the amount of storage they are using when logged into the UTH-Share Google Workspace account. https://drive.google.com/drive/quota
What Is UTH-Share?
UTH-Share is UTHealth’s implementation of Google Workspace for Education. UTH-Share allows users to collaborate on documents and allows public sharing of information as well as secure, “trusted” interactions among individuals having Google identity credentials. Activities included exchanging files and folders, real-time and/or asynchronously creation and editing of content, and maintenance of revision history.
NOTE: Do not store PHI/HIPAA data on your UTH-Share account unless you have enabled your account for PHI data access
Who can have a UTH-Share account?
All UTHealth faculty, students and staff may access and use UTH-Share.
- How do I Sign Up for UTH-Share?
What is my username for UTH-Share?
UTH-Share utilizes Google identity credentials having personal identifiers of the form email@example.com. Although this appears to be an email address, it is not. Email is not a part of UTH-Share at this time. (In the above username example, “jdoe” is the username and “uth.edu” is the certifying authority. Notice your personal identifier may differ from the beginning of your Outlook email address and it will not include
tmcat the end.)
Why can I not reply to a notification sent from UTH-Share to my email?
Since Gmail is disabled in UTH-Share, the sharing notification emails from the system are not reliable.
How does my UID@UTH.EDU email identifier interact with my UTH-Share account?
Your UTH identifier is used to…
- Sign in to UTH-Share, and
- To identify you as a “known” person to collaborators so they can authorize you to do a number of things like read documents owned by others, edit and/or comment on documents you do not own, create documents in folders owned by others, etc.
What apps are included with UTH-Share?
Currently Drive, Docs, Forms, Groups, Sheets, and Slides are all available for use. Click on the grid of little boxes in the top right corner to access your UTH-Share apps
Who do I contact for help?
For Duo support please contact the Help Desk at 713-486-4848, or your local IT support or LAN manager. Other questions? Please email UTH-Share@uth.tmc.edu
Do these apps work on a mobile device?
Yes, as long as you have a University approved device and have accepted the Mobile Device Policy you may access any of the UTH-Share apps from your mobile device. We recommend visiting your app store to download the latest versions of Drive, Docs, etc.
- Which browsers can I use with the system?
- Does UTH-Share include security and privacy features?
Who owns the data that is uploaded or created with UTH-Share?
Google does not own the data in UTH-Share as specified in the terms of service agreement. It is University data as required by the HOOP policy.
Can I access UTH-Share from anywhere?
Yes, UTH-Share is network and platform independent. So you may access it from any network or PC from anywhere in the world.
Will there be ads in UTH-Share?
No, ads are disabled in UTH-Share.