YouTube at Champlain College

What is YouTube?

YouTube is a video-sharing platform that allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It is included as part of the College’s G Suite for Education environment. 

Click here for more information about using YouTube


Where and when is it accessible?

YouTube is a 24x7x365 cloud-based service accessible anywhere internet access is available, from nearly any device. 

What does it cost?

There is no cost associated with using YouTube. 

Who may access it?

YouTube is available to all Faculty, Staff, and Students through your Champlain G Suite for Education account. 

How do I get access?

All students, faculty, and staff have access to YouTube through their standard Champlain account. Just point your browser at and log in using your or account. 


How do I set up YouTube for my department/division so that multiple people can maintain videos?

YouTube Brand accounts are designed for this purpose.  A brand account is an account that is specifically for your brand. This account is different from your personal Google account. If a channel is linked to a Brand Account, multiple people can manage it from their Google Accounts. You don’t need a separate username or password to manage YouTube channels with a Brand Account. Additional information can be found here:


How do I get help making a video?

CCO Faculty can get help from the eLearning team,

Traditional on-campus faculty can get help from the Center for Learning and Teaching


Is there equipment available for me to use to record my video?

The Center for Learning and Teaching and The Rental House have limited pools of equipment that can be rented by faculty-and staff for basic video recording. 


Contact Champ Support for technical assistance


What Champlain College policies are relevant to my use of YouTube?


Updated on March 6, 2020

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