Creating a Public Video Link in My Media

Need to share media with a colleague outside of USU? Videos will be stored for up to 4 years and can be publicly shared, using the following process.

If you want a copy of your video for storage longer than 4 years, you can download it to your computer.

Creating a public video link cannot be done within Canvas. You must go to, which is different than the My Media found in Canvas.

Go to

Check to see if you are logged in by looking for your name in the top right corner of the window. If you don't see your name:

  1. Click GUEST
  2. Select Login
  3. Select USU Login
  4. Login with your A-Number and strong password

My Media login


Click My Media in the top navigation

My Media menu


Check the box next to the video(s) you want to share

(See Record a Presentation from Your Computer or Express Capture for Web Camera for details on recording a video.)


Scroll to the top, click on the Actions dropdown, and select Publish

My Media publish


Click on the bullet next to Unlisted

If you don't see the "unlisted" option, go to My Media through Canvas to manage your videos.

My Media unlisted


Click Save


Click Back

My Media back


Click on the title of the video

My Media title of video


Click on the Share tab, then with the Link to Media Page selected, copy the URL

You can share this link as needed.

My Media url

Video Tutorial

This short video will walk you through the process of creating a public link to your video.