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How to Log in to OneDrive

Find out how to log in to OneDrive, a cloud-based system for storing and organizing your work documents.

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Access OneDrive via a Web browser

  1. Go to the sign-in page: http://onedrive.ucsd.edu
    Office365 login
    Note: If you check the box next to Keep me signed in, OneDrive will remember your email address and you won't have to enter it again.
  2. Enter your UCSD email address.
  3. After you enter your email and either tab or click off of the email field, you will be redirected to a UCSD sign-in screen:
    • If you are using Internet Explorer, you will see a login popup. Enter your email address again and your AD password.
    IE login screen
    • If you are using a different browser, you will see a login screen. Enter your AD password:
    Login screenshot
  4. If you forget your AD password, reset it.
  5. Log out: to prevent unauthorized access to your account, remember to select “Sign out” from the OneDrive navigation menu and close your browser after each session.
    OneDrive logout

Access OneDrive via your local file system

You can also access your OneDrive files via your local file directory if you've gone through the sync process:


If you have a PC running Windows 7 or 8 and Office 2013, the OneDrive for Business sync client is already installed. Follow these instructions to set up the file sync (you only need to do this once).


Download the OneDrive client for Mac in the Apple App Store. Follow Microsoft's instructions to set up the file sync.

Mobile sync apps

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