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Microsoft OneDrive

Article ID: 159
Last updated: 28 May, 2024

OneDrive is online file storage that is included in your Office 365 account. The features of OneDrive include:

  • Active students, faculty, and staff get 1 TB (terabyte) of data storage
  • Inactive students (no classes taken in 2 years) and emeritus faculty get 100 GB of data storage.
  • Documents and data can be stored securely (see CCSU Data Storage Standards)
  • Documents can also be shared with coworkers (or students and professors) and can be easily created, edited, and reviewed simultaneously with other users. You can also ensure that everyone is working on the most recent document and can view or revert to previous versions as needed.
  • Documents can also be accessed from anywhere and anytime
  • High security frameworks based on ISO 27001 standards

How to Access

Campus computers are configured for OneDrive. Windows computers are configured for your account automatically, files are synched with the "OneDrive - CCSU" on your computer. On a Mac computer, open the OneDrive app and follow the on-screen instructions to set it up for the first time, using your CCSU email address. 

To access OneDrive online, log in to https://office.ccsu.edu with your CCSU email address and password. Click on the OneDrive icon from the main page, or click on the Tile button in the upper-left and select OneDrive from there. To sync OneDrive with your personally-owned computer (Windows or Mac), click on the Sync button and follow the on-screen prompts.

How to Request:

All CCSU faculty, staff, and students are automatically set up with an Office 365 account, which includes OneDrive. 

Additional Information:

Microsoft OneDrive Training

Article ID: 159
Last updated: 28 May, 2024
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