Cloud Storage (pitt.box.com)

All students, faculty, and staff have access to unlimited cloud storage space through pitt.box.com.

OneDrive: Frequently Asked Questions

Who can use OneDrive?

All student, faculty, and staff accounts can utilize OneDrive. Other types of accounts such as guest wireless, sponsored accounts, or alumni accounts cannot access OneDrive.


How do I access OneDrive?

Cloud Storage: Comparing Box versus OneDrive

The University's two cloud-storage solutions both offer comparable features for online storage as well as Web-based collaboration. There are a number of criteria that you should consider when determining what type of cloud service you should use or use primarily.

The following table might be helpful in deciding what cloud storage solution should work best for you, depending on what functions you will be using.

Microsoft Office 365 OneDrive (Cloud Storage)

Microsoft One Drive for Business is a cloud storage solution where you can update, store, share, and sync your files from anywhere. While your Pitt Box account provides unlimited online storage and a great collaborative platform, you can also store files online using OneDrive. These files are backed up regularly to the Microsoft cloud and your file space is conveniently configured as the default save destination for all of your Office 365 applications including Word, Excel, and SharePoint.