Media Captioning

ARC offers captioning for:

  • DVD/VHS
  • YouTube clips
  • Podcast Transcripts
  • Pre-recorded Lectures

The Accessibility Resource Center requires a minimum notice of 15 business days for submission of media.

Before You Submit a Request

Before you submit video captioning requests, please check ALL media to be shown for captions. Look for these symbols on media packaging:

captioning symbols

If no captions are available, please search the sources below, as a captioned video may be available elsewhere:

If no captioned video is available, email ARC’s Post-Production Captioning Coordinator.

Resources and Helpful Hints

Instructors can  add and edit captions in Canvas by following the guidelines outlined in this article https://kb.wisconsin.edu/dle/90376.

Test your videos before class to make sure they’re captioned and that you know how to turn on the captions if necessary.

For assistance with classroom equipment, see Campus Technology, Faculty & Staff Resources or contact Campus Technology via phone (414-229-2382) or email.

Outside Vendor Media Captioning Services

If you would like to use outside media captioning services, see UW System’s approved list of vendors for Media Captioning Services.