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Google Meet is an audio and video conferencing service integrated into UW G Suite.

Please note: Google Meet is FERPA-aligned but not HIPAA-aligned. If you need a HIPAA-aligned video conferencing service, consider using a HIPAA-compatible UW Zoom account or Microsoft Teams instead.

Accessing Google Meet

Google Meet is compatible with all major web browsers. In addition to accessing Google Meet in a web browser, you can also use the Google Meet apps:



Using Google Meet

A Google Meet cheat sheet:

More in-depth help on Google Meet:

Targeted assistance for Google Meet:

Advanced features available until September 30, 2020

Advanced features for Google Meet are available on a temporary basis. These features include:

  • Larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call
  • Live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers
  • The ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive

For more information, click here.

Additional Help

If you have additional questions or would like assistance using Google Meet, please contact UW-IT at or 206-221-5000.

Last reviewed November 11, 2020