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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 which is available to all faculty and staff members.  


Canvas is a cloud-based Learning Management System (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.

New Code42 (CrashPlan)

CCIT’s Office of Information Security and Privacy has purchased CrashPlan, by Code42, as a backup and security solution to ensure you’re a day of hard work is never lost or compromised. Code42 runs automatically and silently in the background, continuously protecting the data created and stored on desktops and laptops. With Code42, you are able to get back lost or deleted files with the click of a button from anywhere, anytime, including your smart phone. Licenses will be sold per device, and the cost of a license will be $35 annually. The license year will run from July 1 to June 30.  The Ecommerce site to purchase your license(s) is up and accepting purchases.

At this time, no protected health data can be backed up by this service.

For more more information about Code42 click here.


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.


Clemson users with Office365 enabled can enjoy one terabyte of OneDrive for Business storage, storing and syncing a total of 20,000 items and files that are up 10 GB in size. Clemson users that do not yet have Office365 can get 5 GB of data storage free through a Microsoft account not affiliated with Clemson. OneDrive allows users to sync files and later access them from a web browser or mobile device. Users can share files publicly or with their contacts. For more information about OneDrive at Clemson, click here for a knowledgebase overview.

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.