Online Learning

Alumni and friends can access audio versions of notable lectures by top UW professors and guests, as well as highlights from special events, ceremonies, celebrations and more!

University of Washington on iTunes U

Experience the UW through iTunes U, which showcases fun and informative audio and video clips detailing campus life and the interesting people and discoveries that can be found at the University of Washington.

How to Get Started

Already have iTunes?
If you already have iTunes installed on your computer, you can go directly to UW content.

Don't have iTunes?

  • Download iTunes at
  • After the program is installed and launched, open iTunes Store and select iTunes U in the upper left navigation menu.
  • Click on Universities & Colleges from the FIND EDUCATION PROVIDERS menu in the left column.
  • Select University of Washington from the list of institutions.
  • Browse all the great content, including lectures sponsored by the UW Alumni Association.
  • To listen to a lecture, double-click on the track.

For more help on using iTunes, see Apple's iTunes tips site.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have an Apple computer to install iTunes?
No. There are versions of iTunes for both Mac and PC.

How much does it cost to download lectures?
Nothing. iTunes U is located within iTunes Store, but none of the UWAA lectures cost money.

How do I transfer lectures to my portable music player?
If you own an iPod, use the Sync iPod command in the FILE menu. UWAA lectures are in mp3 format and can also be transferred easily to other brands of music players following the same procedure used to add new music tracks.

More Links and Resources

Questions? Please direct any technical questions or feedback about online lectures to or call 1-800-AUW-ALUM.

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