Using Google Drive and Shared Drives

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Google Drive

Google Drive and Google Shared Drives are web-based storage solutions integrated with Google Workspace for Education.

Google Drive provides personal storage for your Michigan Tech account and allows you to access your storage, and share documents you have stored, using a web browser from any computer or mobile device.  Files in your Google Drive belong to you. 

To learn more about Google Drive, including uploading and accessing files, viewing and updating, organizing and searching, and sharing and collaborating, begin by reviewing the Google Drive training and help.


Access to Google Drive and Google Photos expires 120 days after you’re no longer a student. Contents of these folders are erased at that time.  See our knowledge base article on Google's options for downloading or transferring your data.

Shared Drives

Google Shared Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device.  Files in Shared Drive belong to the team instead of an individual.

To learn more about Shared Drives, including how to set up a Shared Drive, add files and folders, organize files, and share and collaborate, begin by reviewing the Google Drive training and help.

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