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OneDrive: Overview

OneDrive for Business is a service provided to the University through UW IT. The IT Connect website has information regarding the UW’s implementation of OneDrive for Business.

CSS provides OneDrive Resources as guides to setting up OneDrive and using its various functions, including sharing and collaborating on documents.


When you leave the UW

  • Current student, faculty, or staff accounts are disabled and the files are automatically deleted.
  • Faculty and staff accounts are disabled after 14 days.
  • Student accounts are disabled after one academic quarter.
  • Emeritus faculty accounts remain enabled.

Store and Share Files

  • Store up to 5TB of data in the cloud
  • 250GB maximum file size
  • Store HIPAA and FERPA protected data
  • Share files with UW users with a UW NetID

External Sharing Disabled

For more information about external sharing and options that will allow you to share with external users, refer to External sharing options.

CSS OneDrive Resources