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Google Drive is used for cross-user collaboration, allowing users to create text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.
Changes to Google Storage at NAU
Starting February 1st, 2023 NAU will be adhering to Google’s new policies for storage. At that time, a 25-gigabyte storage cap will be placed on all NAU Google Accounts. For more information and FAQs regarding this change, visit our ‘Changes to Google Storage at NAU’ page.
Creating a new Shared Google Drive
Users can request a Google Shared Drive by submitting a Shared Drive Request. With Google’s new policies regarding storage for higher education institutions in place, all NAU Shared Drives will have a 100GB ceiling on storage.
Availability Accordion Closed
Google Drive is available to all NAU affiliates (students, faculty, and staff).
When to use Google Drive Accordion Closed
This storage offering is an option for users looking to collaborate on files with other NAU affiliates.
How to Request Access Accordion Closed
All users with an NAU-Affiliated Google account will have access to Google Drive. If you need to request a Google account, visit:
For information on how to begin using Google Drive on your device(s), visit:
Cost and Prices Accordion Closed
NAU students, faculty, and staff are able to use Google Drive for free.
Sharing Capabilities Accordion Closed
Users can share Google Drive files with both internal (NAU) as well as external (Non-NAU) individuals.