Dropbox at U-M

Cloud file storage with automatic back-up, readily accessible from any device


No cost

Storage Type

  • Active storage

Storage Limit

5 TB/user; Currently no storage limit for Dropbox Team Folders

File Size Limit

None via Dropbox app; 50 GB via browser

Sensitive Data

  • Protected Health Information (HIPAA)
  • Other Type(s) of Sensitive Data
See Dropbox in the Sensitive Data Guide


  • No one
  • U-M community only
  • Specific users in and out of U-M
  • Public on the web

On/Off Campus Access

  • On Campus or VPN
  • Anywhere (No VPN)

Data Protection

  • Snapshots/Backups
  • Replication

Special Access Methods

Mobile app