Google Meet


Images of people using Google Hangouts Meet on their laptops. Examples of G Suite Calendar and Drive usage in the Chat functionality.

Securely connect and collaborate from anywhere! Google Meet allows you to:

Google Meet is available for all Wake Forest faculty, students, and staff.

Available from the Google App launcher or download the app for your mobile device.

Using Google Meet at Wake

image depicting how to use Google Meet at WFU


A Google Meet video conference can be created directly from Google Calendar, Gmail,, or Google Meet mobile apps.  Meet meetings can have up to 250 participants and supports a tile layout of up to 49 users. Meeting participants can present a desktop, application window, or just a Chrome tab and automatically save recorded video meetings to Google Drive. These recordings are automatically shared with attendees on the calendar invite. 

Security Best Practices attendees can join with their WFU Google account.  For meetings scheduled through Google Calendar, non-WFU users (with a Google account) invited to a meeting can join directly.  Non-WFU users not named on a calendar invite are placed into a waiting room where the meeting host can allow or deny meeting entry. Even with this setting, do not share your meeting link on social media or other public forums, as doing so will publicize your meeting to potential abusers. For further information on security and privacy best practices for video conferencing, visit this AskDeac Help Article

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Last modified: October 22, 2020