iTunes U

iTunes University grants you access to podcasts from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

  • View audio and video files from courses, lectures, programs, events, performances and more.
  • Subscribe to a multitude of channels.
  • Download files to your iPod, desktop, mp3 player or phone.

If you are a member of the UA community, login to the UA-authenticated UAF iTunes U page.

Getting started

How much does UAF at iTunes U cost?
Nothing. It is free.

What do I need to access UAF on iTunes U?
You need the most current version of iTunes installed on your computer. If you do not have it, simply download this application for free from or by clicking the Download iTunes button on this page. Once installed, launch UAF's page at iTunes U or navigate to iTunes U from the iTunes Store and search for University of Alaska Fairbanks.

How do I view or listen to iTunes U content?
You can view or listen to iTunes content directly on your computer using the iTunes application, or it can be played on a portable media player device such as an iPod, MP3 player or mobile phone.


What are podcasts?
Podcasts are audio or video files that can be downloaded for personal use online, largely using RSS feeds. You do not need an iPod to listen to or watch podcasts, just a computer.

What is iTunes U?
iTunes U is an area in the iTunes Store that offers multimedia content from colleges and universities around the world.

How do I get started?
Review the steps in our Getting started section.

Is UAF on iTunes U part of the iTunes Store?
Yes! You may now access UAF on iTunes U directly from the iTunes Store. Other UAF podcasts are also available in the iTunes Store outside of iTunes U. Search for "UAF" under the Podcast section to find this content.

Do I need a logon ID and password to use UAF on iTunes U?
No. Anyone can download the content from UAF on iTunes U. Some areas may be limited to the UA community only, and in the future certain course content may be limited to student of that class. Authentication is required to publish podcasts at UAF on iTunes U. If you are a member of the UA community, login to the UA-authenticated UAF iTunes U page.

Where in iTunes is the content I downloaded from UAF on iTunes U?
Content downloaded from UAF on iTunes U appears in a smart playlist called "UAF" in the playlists section of the iTunes application.

I am interested in contributing content; who should I contact?
Contact the Office of Information Technology:

Office of Information Technology

Other questions or comments?
Please contact Marketing and Communications.

Submit your content

The Office of Information Technology can provide guidance and assist you with getting your assets on UAF's iTunes U site.

Request an area be created for your academic content on UAF's iTunesU site

For additional assistance contact:

Office of Information Technology

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