University of Minnesota YouTube channel
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A website for viewing and sharing video with both the University and larger audiences


YouTube is available to all students, faculty, staff and departments through the Google Apps suite of tools. Upload a video and share it with your class or create a shared account to promote your organization. 

Note: Access is restricted for some members of the Academic Health Center (AHC). Learn more about AHC access to YouTube.


  • Easy and intuitive video uploading and viewing
  • Can be made accessible through captions and audio description
  • Privacy options for managed video access
  • Live stream broadcasting available with YouTube Live
  • Viewer count and analytics
  • Shared organizational accounts with Google My Business
  • Unlimited storage and 11 hour maximum video length
  • Inserts directly into Canvas courses

Getting Started

Integration into Canvas

This tool has been integrated, or requested for integration, into Canvas.

Intended Audience

Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners


University-funded: no charge.