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File Storage, Sharing, and Collaboration

NDSU provides various secure file storing and sharing options. See below for more information on the different options available.


  • Google Drive: Access your files anywhere, share files with anyone, and upload and organize your files.
  • OneDrive: OneDrive at NDSU is a personal library intended for storing and organizing your files and documents.
  • Central File Services: Provides NDSU employees with a secure location to store and back-up files, and also provide an easy method for sharing files with others within and across departments. [employees only]
  • Secure File Transfer: Allows you to send and receive large files quickly and securely and you can create a unique, temporary link for each file you want to send, and then share the link via email. [employees only]
  • Sharepoint: a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office at NDSU
  • Microsoft Teams: A series of tools for collaborating around the needs of a particular group and includes team chats, file sharing, video conferencing, etc.

Getting Started

All storage and collaboration solutions are available to all people with an NDSU account unless noted above. No request is required to begin using 

Best Practices

Choose the solution that works best for you.

Universal Design/Accessibility

Some of the solutions above are publishing platforms and can be used for data collection. For more information on accessibility see

Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Using this service


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]

Support contact

IT Help Desk


University-funded: no charge.

KeywordsFile, Sharing, Collaboration, One Drive, Google Drive, Teams, Sharepoint, Secure File Transfer, Central File Services   Doc ID102743
OwnerKristi S.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2020-06-02 11:37:01Updated2023-03-09 12:45:19
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