Joining a Google Group
Groups usually have a name that indicates the subject of the group. To find and join a group:
Open Google Groups.
Press the My Groups button.
Select “Switch organization view to: appstate.edu”
Next, click the Home button and this time press the Browse All button
Click on a group name, such as "Live music." The Topics screen appears displaying a series of topics.
If the group is a public group, click on the 'Join group' button. If the group is a restricted or private group, you can click the links “Apply for membership” or “Contact the owner”.
Fill in the options on the Join Group dialog box.
Click the Join this group button. You are now a member of the group.