Music: royalty free

Adding royalty-free music to videos/ slideshows, etc.


All original and published music is copyright protected. Royalty-free music permits individuals to purchase licenses that enable the music to be used in your work.

Kinds of consent

Purchase a for-fee license that is legal and binding.

Ensure that you are permitted to enter into a contract on behalf of the University before purchasing a music license. 

Options to publish

Terms and conditions must be followed as outlined.

Include the music provider’s name in the multimedia credits or in the description area for social media (e.g., “Music provided by”).

References and forms

Example of online music licensing company: