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UBC Mathematics: MathNet FAQ [UBC MS OneDrive]

UBC Mathematics: MathNet FAQ [UBC MS OneDrive]

Question: How do i get UBC MS OneDrive?
Date: Aug 31, 2020


Microsoft (MS) OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service operated by Microsoft, as part of their suite of MS 365 applications. MS OneDrive allows users to securely store, share, and synchronize files and folders from anywhere at anytime.

*Note: This is a same request for "MS Office 365", "MS OneNote" or "MS Teams"

Sign-Up Requirements

  • Faculty(*Including for Emerius ) and Staff:
  • Students:
    • An active student status
    • An active UBC Student Email mailbox with a "cwl(at)" email address

Documentation and References

Getting Started

  • Download and Install Microsoft 365 OneDrive
  • Download and Install MS OneNote
  • Download and Install MS Teams
  • Access MS Office 365 and OneDrive Online

  • Note:

    MS Onedrive is similar to our OwnCloud/NextCloud or Dropbox services. You will have 2 ways to access it:

    1. Cloud access
      Faculty and staff who meet the service requirements will be able to access the tools at by signing in with your CWLs and going through the multi-factor authentication process. From there, you can use the web-based versions or download the OneDrive software to install it onto your desktop/laptop locally.
    2. Direct access as a local drive on your desktop/laptop
      You will need to install an OneDrive software, download after you login "Cloud access", onto your device so it can sync data with the OneDrive on the Cloud.

*To sign-in, use "firsname.lastname(at)" as your email address and your UBC CWL password as your password.