Online Storage

SHARED1 is now available from new server

Please NOTE:

  • Shortcuts to files on SHARED1 will need to be updated.
  • Links embedded within files and processes between files, such as mail merge in Word using Excel data, may need to be updated as well.
  • SHARED1 will be accessible via mobile device and from off-campus through Storage-on-the-Go or through a virtual desktop.
  • Mac users will need to map the new drives; see instructions at

If you are unable to access your data on the S-drive, please restart your computer.  If issues persist, contact the ITS Help Desk at or 608.342.1400.

If it appears files are missing from your S-drive, please contact the ITS Help Desk at or 608.342.1400.

Introducing "Storage on the Go"

"Storage on the Go" replaces NetStorage for access to all storage volumes including your S- (SHARED1) and J-drive storage (USER1) via mobile device or from off-campus.

Click the orange button Log into Storage on the Go at the right and log in using your campus username and password.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact the ITS Help Desk at or 608.342.1400.

Information Technology Services provides a significant amount of online storage that is used on a daily basis by departments and ad hoc workgroups as a place to store files and other information. Some storage is used to provide files to the entire campus community.

Where to find shared directories

  • Workgroup: \\\Shared1\WGroups
  • Academic and Courses: \\\Acad1\

ITS also provides each student and employee at UW-Platteville with individual storage space on the J-drive (USER1).

  • Employee quota: 4GB
  • Student quota: 4GB

Office 365: OneDrive

In addition to network storage, every account holder has access to 1 TB of storage in OneDrive through Office 365.

  • Similar to your J-drive for your personal use
  • Cloud storage accessible wherever you have internet access
  • Ability to share files and collaborate in real time with other UW-Platteville account holders
  • Take care not to include files with personally-identifiable information (i.e. social security numbers, student evalulations, account numbers, etc.)


Scheduled maintenance

Every Friday from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Any or all systems may be down during this planned outage window.  For a list of specific systems affected each week, check:


Help Desk: Contact Information

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ITS Help Desk
107 Karrmann Library
Tel: 608.342.1400

Summer Full-Service Hours
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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