Google Hangouts interface
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Google Hangouts

Communicate online in real time.


With Google Hangouts you can send messages, share photos, make phone calls, video chat, or host a meeting with one person or an entire group. Communication is instant and synced across devices.

Note: Hangouts is not available to some members of the Academic Health Center (AHC). Learn more about Google Hangouts use in the AHC and how to request an exception.


  • Send instant messages to one person or start a group chat
  • Video chat with up to 25 people and invite guests from outside the University
  • Make phone calls from your computer to any US-based phone number
  • Share photos, videos, or emojis

Getting Started

Intended Audience

Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners


University-funded: no charge.