Transfer UCSD Google Site to Another Domain


Overview


Follow these steps to copy your Google site from the UCSD Google domain (sites.google.com/a/ucsd.edu) to the general Google Domain (sites.google.com) and transfer ownership of the site from your UCSD G Suite account to a personal Google account.

 

Critical Concepts


 

Steps to Take


1. Share Google Site from your UCSD account

  1. Log in to sites.google.com with your UCSD account.
    • Note: UCSD G Suite accounts general use your UCSD Email username and password.  You will need to enter your full UCSD email as the username (username@ucsd.edu).  
  2. Select the site you would like to copy to the general Google domain and transfer ownership of to your personal account.
  3. Select Settings (Gear icon) → Sharing and Permissions.
  4. Under Invite people, enter your personal Google email address.  Click Edit (pencil icon) and select Is owner
  5. Keep Notify People selected and press Send

2. Accept invite and copy site from your personal account

  1. Login to your personal Gmail and locate the site invite email. Click Open link in email.
  2. Select Settings (Gear icon) → Manage Site.
  3. Select Copy This Site (near the center of this page).
  4. This will copy the site from the UCSD Domain to the Google Domain. Choose new site title and URL here.

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please submit a ticket or call the ITS Service Desk at (858) 246-4357