Google Meet

Google Meet is a videoconferencing service. Google meet allows U-M students, faculty, and staff to connect and collaborate with live video, audio, screen sharing. With Hangouts, you can work from home or abroad and join meetings and conference calls from any computer or mobile device.

Intended Audience

This article is intended for current students, faculty staff, alumni, and anyone who would like to know more about using Google Meet for videoconferencing. 



For the best experience, you will need a computing device, an Internet connection, a microphone. Google Meet allows a web cam but is not required. Access to Google Hangouts is included with every individuals U-M Google Account.


Meet Features

Google Hangouts can be used to participate in group video chat during online class sessions, share screen. Below are a few of the features and functionality Google Meet offers:

  • Google Meet
    • HD Video and Audio
    • Built-In Presentation Features
    • Up to 100 participants per video call
    • Scheduling with Google Calendar 

Depending on the Google Workspace you might have, you could have access to some advanced features such as

  • 500 Participants per meeting
  • Meeting recordings
  • in-domain live streaming


More detailed information on the features and functionality of Google Hangouts can be found in the UM-Ann Arbor article here: Google Hangouts Features.



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