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Posting to YouTube

Institutional Marketing and Trademark Licensing have secured an official UWyo YouTube account, providing our vast array of audiences one central location to search for and view UW-related videos. Posting videos for viewing at is the preferred option and can be easily integrated into CMS websites or shared among social networks.

How to Provide Videos for the UWYO YouTube Account:

  • Complete the required metadeta spreadsheet (.XLSX) for all videos that you are providing.
  • Many popular formats can be uploaded to Youtube

  • How to name your video files for upload:

    • Your unit's university code

    • The date of production

    • Example:
      • Admissions = ADM
        October, 2008 = 200810
        First video = 01, Second video = 02, etc.
        Your file name would be: ADM-200810-01
  • Submit your video to Institutional Marketing for upload:
    • On a PC, go to \\warehouse\uprphoto$\youtube
    • On a Mac,
      • In the finder, select Go > Connect to Server
      • Go to smb://$/youtube in the server address field. Enter your UWYO username and password
      • If the direct connection doesn’t work on a Mac, go to, log in and browse to \\warehouse\uprphoto$\youtube
  • Copy over your video files and the metadata spreadsheet into your unit's appropriate folder such as:
    • Admissions
    • Agriculture
    • Arts and Sciences
    • CTL
    • Education
    • Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Email and provide the folder name used to store your videos and your metadata spreadsheet.  Once you have emailed the Help Desk ( with this information please allow 2-3 days to process and upload the videos. 

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