How do I use Google Meet?

Google Meet is Google's online video conferencing app that is able to integrate with Google Calendar and can be found at Below you will find instructions for using Google Meet. More details can be found on Google's support site at this link.

Creating a Meeting

You can create a new meeting by following these steps:

  • Click the "Join or start a meeting." 
  • Fill in your name and hit continue.
  • Choose which option you want to use to join in.
  • Click "Join now."

You can add people by clicking the people icon in the upper left and entering the person's email.

Scheduling a Meeting

You can schedule a meeting by following these steps:

  • Go into your ACU calendar.
  • Create a new event.
  • In the "Add conferencing" drop-down choose Google Meet.
  • You can also add people in the "Add guests."

Adding people to the event will email them a link to join in the meeting. You can also join from the calendar event as well.

Joining a Meeting

There are multiple ways to go about joining a Meeting:

  • Joining from a Calendar event
    • Go to your Google Calendar.
    • Click on the Meeting event.
    • Click "Join with Google Meet."
  • Joining from Meet
    • Go to
    • From a scheduled event you will select the meeting from the list of scheduled events.
  • Joining from a meeting link.
    • The organizer of the meeting can send you a link to the meeting and clicking that will bring you right to the meeting.

Adding people to a Meeting

  • Through Calendar Event
    • Go to Calendar and open an existing event.
    • On the Guests tab, go to Add guests and add additional guests.
    • Click Save.
    • Click Send to send the invites.
      • Guests receive an email with the event information and a link to the video call.
  • Through email
    • While in the Meeting click on the People icon in the upper right.
    • Add people.
    • Enter names or emails and click "Send invite."

Recording a Meeting

Recording is a premium feature not available to free editions of Google Workspace, and as such is not available to ACU Google accounts.

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