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How do I access Google Meet (previously known as Google Hangouts Meet)?

Google Meet, previously known as Google Hangouts Meet, is part of Google’s G Suite, enabling both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to 250 people at a time. You need to request a UIC G Suite account in order to use Meet.

After you have successfully created a UIC G Suite account, log in to Google Meet with your NetID and password.

To create a UIC G Suite account follow this process:

  • Click on the Log in button and use your NetID and password to access the account application
  • From the options, select the Google Apps @ UIC 
  • Click on the Create account button to activate you account
You will need this account in order to login to any of the G Suite app. To start, use your UIC email account ( to access Google Drive at

If you have a personal Google account, you will be able to add your UIC account (learn how to switch between multiple Google accounts). For more information about G Suite and the apps, visit Google's documentation available here.

NOTE: Please notice that the UIC Gmail account is the official account for students, but it is not the official account for staff to conduct university business. 

Keywords:group chats, video call, chat conversation   Doc ID:94226
Owner:Roberto U.Group:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
Created:2019-08-30 15:29 CDTUpdated:2020-08-24 12:45 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
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