Secure File Transfer - Send a request for a file

This option allows you to send a file request to an NDSU or non-NDSU user. The user will be able to upload a single file or multiple files. You will be notified once the user has uploaded their file.

  1. Go to Secure File Transfer (https://filetransfer.ndsu.edu) log in with your NDSU electronic ID and password
  2. Click on the Request File button top menu
  3. Compose a message filling out the To, Subject, and Message sections. 
    • We recommend that you copy and paste your signature into your message.
    • The Message section of a file transfer message is NOT encrypted
  4. Check the Send a copy to myself checkbox
  5. Click Request File
  6. Once someone has uploaded the file, you will receive an email with their message and a link to the file that was uploaded
  7. Click the link and log into the Secure File Transfer site with your NDSU Electronic ID and password
    1. Alternatively, you can click Inbox to see and download all of your files. 
  8. Click the Attached files link to download the file