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Microsoft OneDrive

OneDrive is Microsoft’s online file storage and collaboration platform where you can store, edit, and share documents from most computers, tablets, and mobile devices. OneDrive is part of Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), the integrated productivity cloud of apps, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and more.

Get Started with OneDrive 

You can access OneDrive from any web browser without downloading anything on your computer. 

  1. Navigate to and click Sign In in the upper right.
  2. Enter your (note - this may be different from your email address) and click Next
  3. Enter your password and click Sign in

You can also download OneDrive applications for computers and mobile devices.

OneDrive - Video Guides

OneDrive vs Box - How to access and use key features familiar from Box



Support Resources

See Microsoft's OneDrive Help & Learning Center.

Need more help?

Students: Contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or

Faculty and staff: Contact your department’s IT professional.

  • If your department is serviced by Enterprise Desktop Support (EDS), contact EDS at (413) 545-4048 or
  • Otherwise, contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or



Policies & Compliance

UMass Amherst and UMass System policies

Federal Policy, Laws, and Standards



Online File Storage & Collaboration at UMass Amherst