Online File Storage

For Students

Each UW-Superior student has 300 megabytes of file storage space on the university network. Your online storage drive appears as the G: drive when you open the "Computer" icon on Windows PCs in campus labs. You can save your work there, then retrieve it later in any lab. Our backup system ensures that your files will be there when needed.

For Faculty and Staff

Each UW-Superior faculty and staff member has file storage space on the university network. Your online storage drive appears as the G: drive when you open the "Computer" icon on Windows PCs. You can save your work there, then retrieve it later at any campus computer. You may also use OneDrive for business to store data as discussed below.

Effective August, 2018:  To ensure that the University complies with the data storage section of UW-System policy 1031b, data may not be stored on external hard drives nor can these devices be purchased with any university funds regardless of funding source except as waived by the Campus CIO.  IT technicians will only support devices that  have been waived.  

Faculty and Staff should also refrain from storing University data that is not for public consumption on flash/thumb drives. These devises are considered external digital storage units and thus pose a significant risk to the campus and can include imbedded malicious software. If you have any questions, please contact the technology helpdesk.

 

Document Storage Guidelines for Faculty and Staff

Accessing Your G:Drive From Off-Campus

We encourage use of the G: drive to back up your important files. Any files you place there will have backup copies made nightly as part of the university's data backup system.

Sign in with your university credentials

You will then have access to your files. Please select the User Manual located at the top of the log-in page for detailed information.

OneDrive for Business

There are several ways to use and access OneDrive for Business. You can choose to copy or save files to your OneDrive in the same way you would to a USB flash drive, or network drive. With Office 2016, you can sign in to your Office 365 account from within the application and save files directly to your OneDrive.