Microsoft OneDrive is a cloud storage service that allows users to synchronized files and later access them from anywhere you have an Internet connection.  This service is part of New Paltz's Office 365 subscription from Microsoft.

Features and Benefits:

  • Each user has up to 1 TB (TeraByte) of OneDrive storage available.
  • The OneDrive sync application can be used on Windows or Mac to keep your OneDrive files in sync and available.  You can have your files available even when offline (though you need to be online to synchronize your files).
  • Files keep revision histories so you can revert to a previous version of a file.
  • Deleted files are kept accessible in the "Recycle bin" for 30 days after deletion (restrictions apply - contact IT for more info).
  • Users can share files publicly or with their contacts.  

Authorized Users:

  • Faculty 
  • Staff
  • Students

Request Process:

OneDrive is automatically available for all faculty, staff, or students.  Just login to Office 365, click the App Launcher (at the top left) and choose OneDrive.

User Responsibility:

Requirements and Prerequisites:

  • Access to OneDrive is via supported web browsers only.
  • The OneDrive sync client is only available on supported versions of Windows and Mac OS.


  • Submit a ticket on this site via the Request Service button
  • Go to LinkedIn Learning - and search for OneDrive for guidance on how to use OneDrive.
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