Ohio University

Live Streaming Video

YouTube-based live streaming to broadcast live University events in real-time over the internet from a mobile phone or webcam using your OHIO ID.


  • https://youtube.com - Sign in with your OHIO email address and OHIO password.
    If you are prompted to choose an account type, choose the "Organizational G Suite Account."


  • Scheduling of future streaming events or ability to stream on demand
  • Recording of live events for future playback
  • Embedding of live streams on webpages*
  • Advertisement-free viewing when using your OHIO account
  • Controls to pause or rewind the event and return to the live stream
  • Broadcast delays of 30 seconds or 60 seconds
  • Options for closed captioning with 3rd-party software or auto-captioning when the language is set to English or Spanish.
  • Metrics for viewership of the live stream
  • Live chat during live streams when viewing through the YouTube interface

*Embedding of live video streams from YouTube onto a webpage requires creation of a Google AdSense account, but does not require displaying ads. 


  • This service is available to faculty and staff. This service is not available to students or student organizations. 

How to Request