Dropbox at U-M is a cloud file storage option that is readily accessible from any device. U-M Dropbox is available with 5TB of storage for individual accounts, and no storage limit for Team Folders for all active faculty, staff, students, emeritus, and Type-1 sponsored affiliates on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses and Michigan Medicine. (For more information on what happens to your U-M Dropbox account when you leave the university, refer to Dropbox: Accounts for People Who Leave U-M.)
Dropbox at U-M includes:
- All of the core features (e.g., storage, anytime/anywhere access to files, secure sharing, and more).
- Advanced data protection (e.g., version history and file recovery, advanced sharing permissions, password protection, granular permissions, and more).
- Advanced collaboration and productivity tools (e.g., Dropbox Paper, file locking, commenting, Dropbox badge, and more).
For more information on Dropbox Team Folders at U-M, refer to the Dropbox Team Folders page.
Dropbox at U-M may be used with some types of sensitive university data, including Protected Health Information (PHI), according to the Sensitive Data Guide: Dropbox at U-M.
You and the university community have a shared responsibility to use U-M Dropbox appropriately with sensitive university data and take the necessary precautions.