To update your status on Google Hangouts Chat follow these simple steps.
First, open your hangouts chat by clicking the chat bubble icon.
You can find this in the lower-right corner of your email, or the upper-right corner of your Google+ Page.
Once you open your chat, click the drop-down arrow shown below.
After clicking the arrow, the Hangout Settings will open, where you can update your status and change other notification settings.
If you need further assistance with Hangouts please contact FNU IT at 859-899-2525 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.