Best Practices: NYU Stream

What it is

NYU Stream provides the NYU community with a wealth of media tools that facilitate collaborative communications, content sharing, as well as a repository to store your audio, video, and images files.

NYU Stream is a great way to share media via NYU Classes, NYU Wikis, Web Publishing, Google Sites, as well as any other website that you have publishing rights. For more information, please visit the platform’s service page on the NYU IT website and review NYU Stream support videos.

Key features include:

 Tip: To ensure your instructional content is accessible, we strongly recommend to add captioning to your videos.

How to use

Access NYU Stream via the NYUHome Academics tab, in the NYU Stream channel, or directly at Click here to browse all NYU Stream knowledgeA variety of training videos are also available on the NYU Stream website.


Faculty have used NYU Stream to support student self-reflections. Students may self-record their responses to a given prompt, and then embed their video into an NYU Classes forum post to share with their class. Others then may comment on the video using the discussion board capabilities. To learn how to embed an NYU Stream video into NYU Classes, please see this article.

How to get help

Technical support: Since this is a University supported service, please contact the NYU IT Service Desk

Course design and inquiries: Please contact the Steinhardt Academic Technology service team at

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