Google Chat

Google Chat is a collaborative messaging tool. It allows you to chat, share content, schedule meetings, and more in a shared space with your team or 1-to-1. And all of your teams can have their own chat Spaces, for collaborating on documents and assigning team tasks. You can even create external Rooms to collaborate with people outside Stony Brook.

About Google Chat

Starting July 15, 2020, Google Chat is available directly in Gmail (replacing Classic Chat)

Google Chat is a collaborative messaging tool. Chat 1-to-1 or create a Room for a shared space with your team(s) for

Getting Started

Access Google Chat

Google Chat is now available directly in Gmail. You can also access Google Chat in a web browser at, or by downloading the Google Chat app. 

Note: The Hangouts app and Google Chat app are different; if you used the Hangouts app on mobile, download the Google Chat app so you don't miss any messages.


Additional Information

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