Why?

Your WPI account enables access to secure data storage.

Benefits

Through Microsoft Office 365, OneDrive cloud file storage is available to WPI account holders. Benefits include: One Terabyte of storage quota The ability to access and edit your files from all your devices Files are protected and backed up Improved file sharing Integration with Canvas For research data with unique storage needs, consult Academic and Research Computing (see Help for contact information).

Action Needed

Links below provide further information on the Data Classification Policy which governs where data can be stored, and on using OneDrive.

Details

As a reminder, data should not be stored on: 

  • Public WPI computers, such as those in labs, Gordon Library, tech suites, etc.
  • Podiums in classrooms and conference rooms Terminal servers, such as windows.wpi.edu

Data and profiles are removed from these resources regularly as part of IT maintenance.