Letter D with map inside of itThe Days of Our Lives:
Remote Dartmouth Spring 2020

We miss you all and we know you’re missing each other. Here at the Library, we are looking for ways to keep you connected and cultivate that Dartmouth community we all love, even while we’re all apart. We thought it would be fun to have everyone show us a glimpse into what a “typical day” is currently like as a remote Dartmouth student.

So, we ask you to take the prompts you see below and use them to inspire you to show us what a “typical day” is like for you. We hope you'll contribute videos, photos, and audio files! Submissions should be a video no longer than 30 seconds or up to 3 pictures with text (think Instagram post) to any or all of these prompts.

While creativity is encouraged, try to express your response to the prompts as a complete thought. Your footage will likely not be edited or cut in any way. We ask that you only submit to each category once and that you keep it as authentic as possible. It’s not always dandelions and roses but we sincerely hope there is good to be found in this experience.

 We are accepting submissions until Monday, June 8th, 11:59 pm EST.

Our JMC team will edit the submissions into one video as well as several videos for each prompt. The videos will be published on the Library’s Facebook and YouTube pages, as well as other media outlets reaching a broad Dartmouth audience. Our goal is to get you and your experiences out there! 

What to Submit & How pocky lee

  • A maximum video length of 30 seconds.
  • Submit videos in file formats such as Quicktime (.mov) or MPEG (.mp4). Most mobile devices and digital cameras shoot in these common media formats. 
  • Use the links provided below under the prompts.  
  • 3 images at the most. Think Instagram post. Submit images in JPEG (.jpg) format.
  • If you wish to add text to either your video or images, we ask that you do so within the video or images themselves.

The submission links will not allow any media over 10GB.

Use the links below and please fill out the Google form to their entirety. We would love to showcase a wide range of class years, locations and experiences, but leave a category blank if you do not wish for that specific information to be known.



Submissions must not infringe on third parties' rights, must be suitable for public screening, and cannot be obscene. It may not contain defamatory statements about any person, company, organization, or entity, may not invade privacy or other rights of any person, company or entity; may not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations, and may not contain copyrighted elements. Entries containing prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the editing team will not be accepted.


Prompts & Links

How do you begin your morning now?

Submit 'Morning'


Who are your new study buddies?

Submit 'Study Buddies'


Have you picked up any hobbies?

Submit 'Hobbies'


How are you staying connected with Dartmouth friends?

Submit 'Staying Connected'


What do you want to show us?

Submit 'Wild Card! What's on your mind?!"


Oh and...

Media Resources

If you want to use this endeavor as an opportunity to better your smartphone filmmaking or photography skills we’ve compiled a short list of resources below to help you achieve that goal!


Filming with an iPhone: The Complete Guide to Shooting Like a Pro


 Shoot Professional Video with Android Smartphone


The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Smartphone Filmmaking


Six Advanced iPhone Camera Controls for Jaw-Dropping Photography


How to Take Better Photos with Your Android Phone


Contact Us

If you have any questions please contact us at Jones.Media.Center@dartmouth.edu