Google Voice is a telecommunication service that provides a U.S. phone number and calling within the U.S. and Canada at no charge to the user. For more information see Google Voice. Please note the following important items in regard to this service at U-M:
Google Additional Terms of Service:
Google has the right to limit or terminate a user's access to Google Voice if they identify a potential violation of any of these items.
- Emergency Calls - Google Voice is not capable of placing or receiving emergency service calls and therefore is not acceptable for 911 calls.
- Proprietary Rights - Google has the right not to provide calling or connections to any telephone numbers in its sole discretion.
- Recording Conversations - Google Voice has functionality to enable recording telephone conversations. Google is not responsible for compliance with local laws regarding Google Voice, but instead the End Users accept this responsibility.
- Bill Payment - If staff or faculty choose to forward a university phone number to a Google Voice number, local or long-distance charges will be incurred.