How to Add Content to UVU on iTunes

How do I get my content on the site?

In order to contribute content to UVU on iTunes U you must fill out a Content Submission Form and work with a gatekeeper. You department gatekeeper will help you get your content posted in iTunes U. To find out who is your department gatekeeper, view the department gatekeepers page.

My department doesn't have a gatekeeper. What do I do?

If your department doesn't have a gatekeeper yet, or if you would like to become a gatekeeper for your department, please contact

What kind of files can I submit?

Content should be in one of the following formats:

  • Audio - .mp3, .m4a
    • Apple recommends the following specifications:
    • Audio Format: Baseline Low-Complexity Profile with AAC-LC (Music)
    • Data Rate: Up to 160 Kbps
    • Channels: Stereo in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov formats
    • Output Sample Rate: 48 kHz
    • Encoding Quality: Better
  • Video - .mp4, .m4v, .mov
    • Apple recommends using MPEG-4 with H.264 compression with the following specifications:
    • Video Format: MPEG-4 with H.264
    • Data Rate: Up to 1.5 Mbps
    • Image Size: 640 x 480 pixels
    • Frame Rate: 30 frames per second
    • Key Frame: Every 24 frames
    • Audio Tracks: Baseline Low-Complexity Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps
  • iTunes U can also be used to share PDF documents and electronic publication (.epub) files.

For more details on supported file formats, view the iTunes U Administration Guide.

What do I need to provide?

You should provide the content itself in audio, video, or PDF/ePub format, the title, subtitle, and description of the content, and (if possible) artwork for the content. View the artwork page for details about creating album art.