Document Storage


Provides document storage offerings (e.g., M-drive, MUFiles, etc.) and commercial services like Google Drive. Web document storage allows users to store and collaborate on documents and other files over the internet. Documents stored using these services will remain available if the client’s computer breaks because the documents are “backed up” on the web document storage service.

Capabilities, benefits, and key features

  • Data services and storage
  • Store data
  • Provide cloud data storage
  • Documents stored with this service are commonly used for academic, administrative, entertainment, and personal purposes
  • Some web document storage solutions allow clients to edit and manage documents as part of the solution. For example, Google Drive allows clients to edit documents using the related Google Docs solution

Who may use it?

  • All students, faculty, staff, and some university guests


  • All of the typical services are available at no cost to the end user
  • Some University departments and other groups may elect to pay for enhanced storage options
Access Filelocker Install macOS Map Drive Utility (NoMAD) Install Windows Map Drive Utility MUFiles: Change permissions

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Service Offerings (4)

Access Filelocker
Miami faculty, staff, and students can use Filelocker to conveniently and securely share files with other people both on and off campus. Filelocker is the recommended method for sharing large files.
Install macOS Map Drive Utility (NoMAD)
The attached application automatically connects to your network drives at Miami. You must be on campus and logged in to the Miami network To access network drives from a residence hall or an off-campus location, you must be connected to the Miami network through VPN
Install Windows Map Drive Utility
The attached application automatically connects to your network drives at Miami.
MUFiles: Change permissions
Faculty and staff may use this form to request changes to the permissions of files and folders in the MUFiles storage space.