Moving personal storage to OneDrive or Box
This documents illustrates moving files from your personal U drive to OneDrive. This process also applies to migrating data from one shared drive to another, such as Google Drive to Box or Box OneDrive.
1. Open File Explorer on a Windows computer.
2. Map to Rice personal storage U:drive (or select other shared storage such as Box or Google Drive)
a. Map U: drive on Windows 10: https://kb.rice.edu/93597b. Map U: drive on Mac: https://kb.rice.edu/70730c. Install Google Drive client (if necessary): https://www.google.com/drive/download/d. Install Box Drive client (if necessary):https://support.box.com/hc/en-us/articles/360043697474-Installing-and-Updating-Box-Drivee. Install OneDrive client (if necessary):https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/onedrive/download
3. In File Explorer, select File – Open new window, navigate to storage option: OneDrive or Box
4. Click and drag files or folders you want to move over to storage directly or create a folder, such as “Backup U Drive Folder”.
For more information on Migrating Data to OneDrive
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.