Google Meet

What Is It?

Google Meet is part of Google’s Workspace (formerly known as G Suite) core tools. In order to use Meet, you need to create a UIC Google Workspace account at the . Users can start a chat conversation, video call, or phone call using Wi-Fi with up to 100 people at a time. Meet sessions sync automatically across devices. Meet sessions started on a computer, can be continued on another device, such as a phone, for example.

Features

  • Start a video chat with one person or a group
  • Call a phone from your computer using Wi-Fi or data
  • Draw or doodle
  • Use emojis
  • Use pictures (or GIFs)
  • Manage your Circles to quickly launch calls
  • Schedule your Meet appointment
  • Collaborate via Meet and Google Docs
  • Watch YouTube videos with others
  • Select your settings for communications with that specific user, such as notifications, Meet history, and blocking users
  • Change the given bandwidth in Meet

Requirements

  • Active UIC Google Account
  • A computer or phone with a camera and microphone
    • Learn how to use your camera and microphone when you start a video call for the first time
  • An internet or data connection
  • Acceptance of Meet and Chat Acceptable Use Policy

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Access Google Meet button located on this page.

Google Meet is part of your Google Workspace account. Before using Meet, users need to create a Google Workspace UIC account. Visit the UIC Account Portal.

How Do I Use It?

Here is a Google Meet Quick Guide to help you get started.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 2 business days
Incident Resolution Time 2 business days unless escalated to vendor (Google)
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) N/A
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices, REACH distribution email list
 
Access Google Meet

Details

Service ID: 359
Created
Mon 12/21/20 7:38 PM
Modified
Thu 5/6/21 9:10 AM
Service Review Date
Date of the most recent review of this service.
12/23/2020