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Your files:

  • Available on all your devices
  • Online or synced to the device for offline use
  • Share and collaborate with others, both at Cornell and beyond the university
  • Edit, comment, and review with your collaborators online using familiar Word, Excel, and PowerPoint features

Microsoft OneDrive is available through Cornell's Office 365 and helps university faculty, students, and staff store, share, sync, and collaborate on their documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other files. OneDrive is personal storage where by default, your documents are available only to you, but it's easy to selectively share them with others. If you would like a storage option where files are available to a group by default, consider Microsoft Teams or SharePoint.

Because it's part of Office 365, OneDrive has features to reduce the number of steps needed to connect the files you work with most often.

Learn about OneDrive

Microsoft offers:

One Terabyte of Storage for Faculty, Students, and Staff

Cornell faculty, students, and staff can store up to one terabyte (1,000 gigabytes) of files for their university-related work in their OneDrive account. 

Collaboration Beyond Cornell

You can work together on a file with your colleagues outside Cornell. Learn about external or guest sharing in OneDrive

In Microsoft documentation, you may see instructions to sign in through or another Microsoft address. If you enter your address in the first sign-in field, when you click Next, you'll see a message: Taking you to your organization's sign-in page. You'll then be taken to the Cornell login page for Office 365.

Service Details

Regulated Data:

See the Regulated Data Chart for Cornell policy considerations for this service.

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