How to obtain a YouTube account using your UIC netID

Register for a YouTube account using your UIC netID. Logging into YouTube with your UIC credentials will ensure that your information is in compliance with university privacy policies and that your videos remain secure.

1. Navigate to www.youtube.com in your browser. 
2. Once on the YouTube home page, click on the Sign In button at the top right corner of the page. Note: UIC uses Google Apps. YouTube is part of the Google Apps bundle for UIC users. 

sign in to youtube

3. Enter your "Full UIC email address": netID@uic.edu. 
4. Click Next once you enter your full UIC email address.
5. You should then see your familiar campus Shibboleth login page. Enter your "University netID and password", as usual. Click Login.

log in screen

6. Once signed in, your YouTube channel will be active and available for your use.


7. Click Upload to upload a video to YouTube. 

upload button
8. Note: If you have never uploaded a video, this notification will pop up when uploading your first video. Set a username and select your gender. Then, click OK, I’m ready to upload.

set username screen



Keywords:youTube, netID, uic credentials   Doc ID:81561
Owner:Roberto U.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2018-04-11 13:47 CDTUpdated:2018-09-06 10:01 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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