SU Student On-Campus Storage Drive
As a student of Syracuse University you have an on-campus drive labeled your "H:" drive with a 100gb storage capacity available for your data storage needs. This page will help you better understand how to access and manage this data.
Accessing Your On-Campus Drive
Throughout campus this drive will be located on any lab location you log into. Follow the link below for more information on ITS supported labs on campus.
Once on a lab machine navigate to the the file explorer located in the task menu at the bottom of your screen.
Once in the File Explorer menu, select your H: drive. This will be listed under the section or by clicking This PC.
You will now see a list of folder and files within your drive. You can also use the search option in the top right hand corner to search for particular items.
Remote Access to your H: Drive
You will be able to access your account using remote access from anywhere internet is available. Follow the link for your corresponding operating system.
Alumni Remote Acess to DatAnywhere and the VPN
Account is Full or Near Full
At this time, there is no way to increase your on-campus drive size. If you are getting a message or noticing that this drive is approaching the 100gb storage capacity, there are a number of things that you should consider.
Review and Clear Content No Longer Necessary
ITS recommends all student review the content of their on-campus drive regularly to ensure it is only your most needed data. Review the steps above to access your H: drive. It is recommend that you open your drive and put it in order of "Date Modified" so that you can see the items that may no longer be of use.
Alternative Backup Locations
ITS recommends that you always keep an external drive or flash drive available to save your data. Cloud services are also available and allow you to access your data anywhere you are able to access the internet. Below you will find links to popular free online cloud services:
Use Your Student Google Account!
Active students now have an available organizational account in Google Apps for Education (now called G Suite for Education). This organizational account provides Syracuse University’s studentswith a wide array of Google cloud-based services and provides new tools for collaboration, teaching and learning.
A list of Google services, SU Google account information, and products accessible through SU Google user accounts is provided on the Google Apps at SU home page.
Note that SU Google accounts are in the format of NetID@g.syr.edu.
If you require assistance managing and transferring your data or just have general questions regarding your on-campus drive, feel free to contact the ITS Help Desk.