Classroom Accomodation

Request Captions for Videos

  • DSS recommends all captioning requests be submitted 1-2 weeks in advance to allow adequate time to complete each request. This accounts for processing time and any video conversion issues that may occur during the process.
  • Faculty/Staff please fill out the DSS Captioning and Transcript Request Form. This form provides guidelines as to what formats are accepted. Links to videos can be pasted directly into the URL box on the form. Files without a URL should be shared with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. via the UAB Box invite collaborators function. Video tutorials and a UAB Box User Guide can be found here.
  • DSS will contact you to confirm receipt of file.
  • DSS will then create the transcript and captions in-house or outsource to a third party.
  • Upon completion of the project, DSS will return the requested files to the student and faculty/staff or Instructional Designer via UAB Box. If completed file is to be sent to an Instructional Designer, the HTML package can also be sent upon request.

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