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Content Management

Clemson University faculty often use content management systems to enrich their courses and facilitate learning, as well as cloud storage to for all faculty and staff members.  


Note: The University will be transitioning to Canvas in the Summer of 2017. Blackboard will be decommissioned on July 1, 2017. For more information click here.

Clemson University is transitioning to a new Learning Management System (LMS) called Canvas, which will be fully implemented July 1, 2017. Canvas is a cloud-based LMS that is openly customizable for developers, intuitive for users to navigate, and robustly supported by its provider. Pilot users have indicated that Canvas is easier to learn and use than other LMS software. To learn more about Canvas click here.

My Central  My Central screenshot

Central is a self-service tool available to all users at Clemson University.  It lists all online resources that are linked to your User ID.

It provides a view to the CRSM sections (of students users) that you are assigned to teach.  Central also always you to create online courses and then link one or more of your sections to them. In addition Central allow you to added other users to access you Central and function as assistants or co-owners of a course.

Central provides continual flexibility and allows you to keep a course intact over time by linking new sections to it each semester.

For more information on My Central check out the course centeral.pdf


Box is a cloud storage solution adopted by Clemson University for users to store or share files. Each user is allotted 50TB (basically "unlimited") amount of space for file storage, and the service is free. For more information on how to setup a Box account click here.

Google Drive

Google Drive is a cloud storage solution provided to every faculty and staff member.   It includes 30GB of cloud storage, along with several cloud applications including Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Presentations. For more information on how to setup Google Drive click here.

Personal Home Directories

Home directories, commonly referred to as "U:Drive" is provided for all faculty and staff.  This directory is automatically provisioned for users upon creation of their username.  Each user is given 10GB of network space for file storage and web page content.  Additional space is available upon request. The file space is backed up regularly and can be restored after an accidental deletion. For more information on home directories select one or the links below. 

Manually connect to your personal home directory.

Windows 7  | Windows 8 | Windows 10 | Mac OS | Windows Command Line

To request additional space complete the online form at:
To request a file restore submit a "File Restore Request" at:

Web Space

Personal web space is available for all Clemson University members to publish their own web pages.  For information on publishing web page content click here.