Carmen Connect Information

CarmenConnect is a web conferencing service offered and supported by the Office of Distance Education and eLearning.  CarmenConnect is used widely across the college and OSU Extension for classes, meetings and seminars.

CarmenConnect is an easy to use web conferencing application that has many flexible features that will enable faculty and staff to:

  • Reach students and clientele who are located at a distant location with audio, video, PowerPoint or other files.
  • Record your meeting for distribution or later review. 
  • Bring guest lecturers easily to your class or meeting with no expense.
  • Conduct business or planning meetings without the need to travel.

CarmenConnect is free to all faculty and staff in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. If you want to establish an account, simply go to and login with your university password (not your CFAES password).  Your account will be created immediately.  If you need technical assistance you can contact 614-688-HELP or email You can also contact the CFAES CarmenConnect representative, Ken Kulka. You can email Ken at or call him at 614-292-2012.


Below are some sites that offer helpful hints, orientation materials and tutorials.

Get a quick overview:

Test your connection:

OCIO overview:

A video overview:

CarmenConnect Tips and Tricks:

CarmenConnect for personal productivity and teaching:

Audio troubleshooting:

Uploading vs. sharing content: