Departmental file storage

Storage and backupsServers & storage

Large network file shares are available for departments to store and share files through Departmental file storage. To access your departmental shared folder you will need to map to the folder [\\[share].storage.uvic.ca\[share]. Note: you will need to replace [share] with the name of your department's shared folder. These high-performance file shares are backed up daily and are accessible from anywhere on the UVic network. They offer departments an excellent way to store, share, and collaborate on files.

Who can use this service?

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Departments

How do I request or access this service?

Departmental file storage can be accessed either at the University or off-campus.  To connect to the Department file storage, please see our Windows and Mac OS instructions for further information.

What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge. For information regarding how much data can be stored, please review the File storage terms of service.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Email:
Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Locations & hours

Personal home file storage

Departmental file storage

Connect
(SharePoint)

Personal home file storage is available to all UVic students, faculty, and staff

Large high-performance network file shares for UVic departments to store and share files

Online platform used for document management, storage, communication and collaboration among teams

Who can use it?

UVic students, faculty, and staff

UVic faculty, staff and departments

UVic faculty, staff and departments

Who administers it?

Self-managed

Managed by department

Managed by SharePoint site owner

How can you connect to it?

From workstations within UVic computing facilities or off-campus through VPN using a valid NetLink ID account

At UVic or off-campus through VPN using a valid NetLink ID account

Through any online connection at UVic or off-campus using a valid NetLink ID account

Does it support collaboration?

No sharing options are available

Files can be shared with other UVic personnel who have permissions to access a particular storage destination

Files can be shared with any UVic personnel having a valid NetLink ID account and SharePoint site access