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Google Meet: Scheduling Meetings

Google Meet, 2021. Be aware that different versions of Meet will vary in appearance and functionality.

Google Meet is integrated with Google Calendar, which makes it easy to schedule and join meetings.

To schedule a meeting:
  1. Navigate to Google Calendar at 
  2. Go to the desired date of the meeting, and click on the grid for the desired time. A pop-up will appear.
  3. Enter a title for the meeting.
  4. Click "Add video conferencing," and select the "Google Meet" option.

  5. Click More options to the bottom-right of the pop-up window.
  6. Enter the emails/names of invitees in the Guests field to the right.
  • Alternatively, click the copy icon next to the Join with Google Meet button and paste the meeting link in an email or Sakai site.
  • Adjust other options as desired, and click Save when done.
  • When its time to start the meeting, you and your invitees can click the Join with Google Meet button from the calendar event, or use the join link.

    To start a meeting on-the-fly:
    1. Navigate to
    2. Click New meeting, and select Start an instant meeting. 
    3. Click Add others and enter the emails/names of invitees. They will receive an email notification with an invitation to the meeting.
    • Alternatively, click the copy icon next to the meeting info and paste the link elsewhere.

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