Migrate Data to Google Drive

Instructions are below for migrating data to current OIT supported cloud services.

Using Google Drive in the web browser

  1. In your web browser, go to https://drive.google.com and log in using netid@rice.edu and the password
  2. Create a folder in Google Drive
  3. Drag and drop the selection of files to the desired folder or from within the browser using the upload option
  4. For additional help and options, view How to Use Google Drive in the browser

Using the Google Drive desktop application

  1. Download and Install Google Drive for Desktop
  2. Open Google Drive for Desktop. Note, on your computer, you'll see a folder called "Google Drive."
  3. Drag and drop the selection of files to the desired folder
  4. For additional help and options, view Use Google Drive for Desktop

If you need additional storage, submit your request to the OIT Help Desk using this form: https://oit.rice.edu/request-help or select other storage options, like OneDrive or Box.

IMPORTANT: Once your migration is complete, please delete all legacy data from your old U: drive and notify OIT using the Help Request Form. In the "I need to..." drop-down menu, select "report that my U: drive is now empty". Failure to do so could result in your data being overwritten later.

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Created2022-01-10 12:45:30Updated2023-05-04 00:23:03
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