UCB Files

Last Updated: 10/06/2020


UCB Files is OIT's premier file server providing on-campus, backed-up storage for faculty, staff, and student groups.

  • Shared file storage spaces for collaboration
  • Previous versions available on files
  • Data backups performed daily
  • Security permissions for your data restricted to your department, and/or any university affiliates you authorize
  • Compatible with macOS, Windows and Linux

Who can get it

UCB Files storage service is available for faculty, staff, and student employees on a one share per department basis.

Data in UCB Files

UCB Files is the best option for sharing business data within a department. This includes all CU Boulder work-related, non-research data handled by university employees. It is typically comprised of Microsoft Office documents, PDFs, scanned documents, etc. related to day-to-day operations of the university.

Other data types and solutions

Data Type Recommended Solution
Research Data PetaLibrary
User Home Folders / Personal Data - Windows OneDrive
User Home Folders / Personal Data - Mac Google Drive Backup & Sync

How to get it

Visit the UCB Files Request page for more information.

Help & Support

Visit UCB Files - Help for instructions and general troubleshooting help. Contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 or at oithelp@colorado.edu for additional assistance.