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    Colorado State University YouTube Best Practices

    Colorado State University YouTube Best Practices

    YouTube is a powerful tool for allowing students and staff to showcase departmental work and build recognition. Use this guide to instruct users on how to professionally and productively use YouTube.

    Colorado State University encourages the use of YouTube to communicate with
    prospective and current students, staff, faculty, partners and alumni.

    YouTube is the most popular video-sharing social media site and provides a good
    platform to visually showcase your department or group, encourage participation,
    network and build recognition. The following guidelines are intended to help YouTube
    users conduct their online activities in a successful, productive and legal manner.

    The guidelines explain how to:

    • Establish an account or channel name that resonates with users and the
      University
    • Choose account/channel administrators that reflect University affiliation
    • Include CSU’s social media disclaimer
    • Create a profile/avatar image
    • Manage and promote accounts/channels
    • Engage members and channel subscribers

    The attached Zip file includes:

    • Intro Page.doc
    • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
    • Colorado State University YouTube Best Practices.pdf

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