iTunesU for Faculty and Staff


iTunesU is a safe and secure way to upload documents for class. It is also a way to make sure your content, specifically media, is secure and cannot be viewed by the public. This allows users to have more freedom with their content for class. They can post lectures, presentations, notes, PDF's, in full form without having to worry about copyright or other people stealing content.


How to Access iTunesU

To access iTunesU please follow the instructions below.

1. Open any Internet browser and go to the URL ""
2. Click on the red link that says "Click here to launch iTunes U"
2. At the login screen, type the same username and password as you use to login to Webmail, WebAdvisor and the campus computers.
3. iTunes will open, and the "Philadelphia University on iTunes U" home page will appear in iTunes. You may close any remaining web browser windows at this time.


How to Request an iTunesU Course

Please contact the Technology Help Desk to request that an iTunesU course be made. Please include the following information when making the request.

- Course Title
- The department the course is taught under (Example: Industrial Design)
- If you would like further instruction on how to use iTunesU


How to Upload Content to iTunesU

Below are instructions on how to upload content to iTunesU. This assumes you have already have a course set up. If you do not please scroll up and request a course by contacting the Technology Help Desk.

1. Follow the instructions above to open iTunesU on your computer.

2. Click on the appropriate section title under "Courses @ PhilaU."
3. On the following page in iTunes, click on the appropriate course section title.
4. Locate the "Upload and Manage Files" button on the top right-hand side. Click this button.
5. A web browser window will open with instructions on modifying the course site content.
The directions are also listed here:
To upload a file:
a. Click "Add New file"
b. Click Browse
c. Locate the file(s) and click each for selection
d. Click Upload
To delete files or move files to another group:
a. Select the appropriate files by clicking in the adjacent check-boxes
b. Choose the desired action from the 'Choose Action' pop-up menu
6. When finished, click the Done button. The web browser window will close.
7. The content will now appear on the iTunes University course site.


Download Content from iTunesU

To download any content from iTunesU please hit the "Get" button next to any of the items in the PhilaU iTunesU site. They will then be available in iTunes under the "iTunesU" tab on the left of the iTunes window.


Upload Content to iPhone, iPod, or iPad

To upload content from iTunesU to your Apple mobile device please follow the instructions below.

1. Plug in your Apple device to your computer

2. When the device appears in the left column of iTunes please click on it once. A new window will show up on the right.

3. Across the top you will see various categories, click on the one that says "iTunesU"

4. Select below what content you would like to place on your Apple device.

5. Press "Apply" on the bottom right of iTunes to send those files to your Apple device.


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