The University provides all faculty, staff, and students with a OneDrive for Business account via the Office 365 subscription. OneDrive is a cloud-hosted file storage solution that also supports collaboration (e.g., sharing documents, simultaneous editing). When you save files to OneDrive, you can access them anywhere and on most devices that have an Internet connection.

One of the easiest ways to access your OneDrive account is through a web browser.

  1. Open a web browser (e.g., Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer).
  2. Go to
  3. Click Office 365.
    Log in to Webmail from browser.

  4. Log in with your University email address ( and your NetID password.
  5. In the user interface, you will see available Microsoft applications. Click OneDrive.
    Microsoft applications menu.
  6. You will see a list of the documents you have saved to your UConn OneDrive account. In this screen, you can upload folders and all of their content or individual files.

Give others access to specific files. Select the file and click Share. Using their email address, specify who has access to the file. These people will receive a message and a link to the file or folder.