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Departmental drives

Academic and service-related departments within Concordia are allotted 100 GB of space for the purpose of storing and sharing University files.

The departmental drives replaces the legacy Group file sharing service. Once a request for a new departmental drive has been submitted and fulfilled, designated departmental administrator(s) of each folder can receive access reports upon request and contact the Service Desk directly for assistance managing permissions.

Who can use it?

Faculty and staff.
Change requests must be submitted by designated departmental administrators.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost associated with this service.

How to get it?

  • If you have been granted access to a departmental drive, it is automatically provisioned.
    • On Windows operating systems, an icon labeled 'Departmental Drive' will automatically appear on the desktop. On Macintosh OS X systems, a shortcut will need to be created manually.
    • To learn how to map a departmental drive to your computer, watch the instructional videos or read the mapping instructions in the FAQ section.  
  • To request the creation of a new departmental drive, your departmental administrator must send a request to the Service Desk.
  • All new folder requests and permission changes pertaining to exising departmental drives must be submitted to the Service Desk by your designated departmental administrator.

Service availability




FAQ - Departmental drives


Group file sharing (legacy system)

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