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Panopto is our campus video management and screen/lecture capture solution. Tightly integrated with Blackboard, students and instructors simply access recordings from the Panopto link within the course. You have the option to upload recordings from Teams, Zoom and other vids into Panopto. Instructors, we have many resources to get you started.

Contact Academic Computing,, to discuss a collaborative area for video management (hosting and sharing video).


Panopto cannot be used to record, store, or distribute any media that contains protected health and student information and must comply with HIPAA and FERPA requirements.

Learn More: Privacy - UTMB Office of Institutional Compliance

Getting Started

Install Panopto Recorder

Basic Training and Help

Monthly Vendor Webinars

Simply create an account and sign in to access the schedule. Don’t have time to attend? Register for a session and a recording will be sent to you.

Weekly Vendor Hosted Office Hours

For general questions just drop in and ask!

Wednesdays 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Fridays 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 

Panopto Troubleshooting

How do I log in to Panopto?

There are two options:

  • From Blackboard -
    • Select the Panopto link from the course menu of any course.
  • From Panopto Library -
    • Under UTMB credentials, select Sign in
    • If prompted, enter your UTMB credentials

    Screenshot of the Panopto Sign In process

    How do I install the recorder?

    The instructions differ depending on whether you have administrative rights on your device. But we have you covered either way!

    Learn More: Installation Instructions

    Help, I'm giving a lecture today. What do I do?

    Contact Classroom Services at extension x28980. A classroom tech can assist you at startup. You may be asked what school/program and course the recording will be associated with. There is also a plan for guest lecturers and those without Blackboard Instructor access.

    Where’s my video? I did a recording and can’t find it.

    If you can't find a recording, contact Academic Computing at for assistance. We will need the date, time, and classroom location along with the name of course you intended to associate the recording with.

    What about my Ensemble Video recordings?

    Ensemble Video recordings have been migrated into a holding area within Panopto. Videos that were embedded or linked on web pages, Blackboard courses and other platforms prior to the migration have been automatically redirected and continue to play for viewers. Contact Academic Computing at to discuss a departmental collaboration area and to regain access to migrated videos.

    How do I get Panopto into my Blackboard course?

    Academic Computing has taken care of this for you. The Panopto link is located on the left-side course menu of your course.

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