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Learn about OneDrive for Business, a cloud-based system for storing and organizing your work documents.


  • It's free: UC San Diego has a licensing agreement with Microsoft.
  • It's secure: Storage conforms to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) requirements.
  • It's compliant. The negotiated licensing terms dictate that data be stored on U.S. soil which fulfills export control requirements.

Best for

  • Storing files (each user gets 1TB of space)
  • Syncing files with your local computer
  • Sharing files with colleagues or partners outside UC San Diego

Note: OneDrive for Business is different from OneDrive, which is intended for personal files.

Get started

OneDrive and Lync are enabled for all faculty and staff AD accounts that are not under Health Sciences.

Note: this page has a friendly link that is easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/onedrive