Online File Storage & Sharing

Service Offerings

Active Directory

All University-owned Windows laptops and desktops used by faculty and staff, and Windows desktops in campus labs, are configured with Active Directory (AD). Active Directory provides better management for laptops and desktops on campus including configurations, security settings, and software installations/updates.


Common loginAccess using your Internet ID and password.Network drivesStore your most important files and easily share them with others in your group. Files are automatically backed up and available from any location.Easy Software Installation & MaintenanceSoftware required by the University is automatically installed and updated on your computer. A number of optional software packages are also available for installation through Software Center.

Users on the Morris campus receive support through the Help Desk.


ContentDM is the digital photo collection for the Morris campus.

Digital Well

University of Minnesota, Morris Digital Well makes the intellectual, scholarly and creative works of the members of the UMM community available to scholars and researchers across the globe.

The repository also provides access to campus governance documents, relevant administrative documents, conferences and other collections.

UMM Digital Well serves as the permanent digital archive for these materials. Faculty, staff and students are invited to submit completed materials for long-term preservation and worldwide electronic access.


NetFiles is an online file storage tool that provides 5 GB of NetFiles storage to all current students, staff, and faculty. This enables you to securely store and share files on a University server that has been approved for storing private and protected data.  

NetFiles can be accessed using most web browsers or by creating a WebDAV share. Staff and faculty can also access NetFiles using a desktop client.

Network Drives

Faculty and staff are provided 50GB of individual storage space as a Home (or H:) drive. On most Windows computers, the H: drive will automatically show up in Computer like a traditional flash or USB (thumb) drive. Files stored on the Home drive are only accessible by the employee, automatically backed up, and available from locations on- or off-campus.

Some offices and disciplines have departmental Shared (or S:) drives available. Groups of users (often employees in a specific office or discipline) have access to Shared drives, which are automatically backed up and available from locations on- or off-campus.

Additional network drives can also be requested (contact/other form) free of charge for any University-related activities, including research projects.