Shared Drive (formerly Team Drives)
Shared Drives are available upon request for users in the VCU Faculty/Staff domain. A Shared Drive can be used for projects, committees, departments, or other team-related purposes.
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Shared Drive FAQ’s
Who should be the “Primary” manager?
Whoever will be moving data from Drive to a Shared Drive. The primary manager will be granted special migration permissions for a two week period, then they will have the same access as other managers.
Who owns the files in a Shared Drive?
Shared Drive is owned by the domain (VCU) rather than an individual.
Can a file be shared to users not in the Shared Drive?
Yes, the file sharing permission is still available and does not change if a file is moved into a Shared Drive.
Can students and users outside of the VCU domain be in a Shared Drive?
Yes. They can’t be a full manager but can be a content manager.
What types of data can be stored in a Shared Drive?
Please visit the VCU DMS (Data Management System) website.
How is a Shared Drive named?
VCU Shared Drives follow a standard naming convention. Each Team Drive will start with the "Banner Department Code" - "Department Name" - then a project/suggested name. An example is “TS-Collaboration Services-Projects”
How do I request a Shared Drive?
Submit a support ticket to request your Shared Drive.