TSD at Home

As we move forward with a Remote Learning Environment, we will continue to gather resources
and provide training for students.

For information about home access to technology, click here.
For minor issues and technical support, call the ITS Help Desk at (970) 613-7777.


How to Join a Google Meet

Students should use the Chrome browser on a computer. If students are accessing the meeting on a mobile device, they will need the Google Hangouts Meet app.

Join Using a Nickname

A teacher has given you a meeting nickname.

  1. Go to meet.google.com or access Meet through the waffle.
    meet.google.com Preview
  2. Click the “Use a meeting code” button
    Use a meeting code button
  3. Use a meeting code

    Type in the meeting nickname your teacher provided you for the meeting and press the Continue button.

    Enter the meeting code example
  4. You are now on the Join screen for Google Meet.

    You should see your image in the preview window to the left. You will also see a microphone and a camera icon in the preview window.

    Google Meet Join preview
    Please click the microphone button once to mute before joining the meeting. The mic is muted when the circle is red.
    Mute button
  5. Click the Join Now button to enter the meeting.

  6. Unmute your microphone at teacher’s request

    If your teacher asks you to mute or unmute your microphone, you can click the middle of the screen to reveal a white bar at the bottom. This will show three icons in the middle.

    Google Meet Controls

    The left icon mutes/unmutes the microphone, the middle will leave the meeting (call), and the right button turns the camera on/off.

Google Meet through Google Classroom

  1. Click Google Classroom in the waffle or go to classroom.google.com.

  2. Click the class that you have a meeting in.

  3. There is a link to the meeting under the name of the class in the Stream tab.
    Google Classroom Meet link

    You can also click the camera icon or the word “Meet” in the Classwork tab.

    Classroom Classwork tab
  4. You are now on the Join screen for Google Meet.

    You should see your image in the preview window to the left. You will also see a microphone and a camera icon in the preview window.

    Google Meet Join preview
    Please click the microphone button once to mute before joining the meeting. The mic is muted when the circle is red.
    Mute button
  5. Click the Join Now button to enter the meeting.

  6. Unmute your microphone at teacher’s request

    If your teacher asks you to mute or unmute your microphone, you can click the middle of the screen to reveal a white bar at the bottom. This will show three icons in the middle.

    The left icon mutes/unmutes the microphone, the middle will leave the meeting (call), and the right button turns the camera on/off.

Dave Dellwardt

Implementation Specialist