Get New Folder or More Space on Home (H:), Shared (S:), or Research (R:) Drives

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Use this form to request an increase to Home, Shared, or Research (H:\ S:\ R:\)drive space.

Home Drive (H:\ Drive) 

A Home (H:\) drive is your own personal storage space. As a CAS employee, you are given a 5GB drive.You can use it to keep your personal and important files available on and off-campus. 

Users who can request to change Home (H:\) drive space:

  • The owner of the H:\ drive folder
  • The department chair

Shared Drive (S:\ Drive)

A Shared (S:\) drive is a collaborative storage space given to each department. CAS IT Services manages permission levels so users only see what you want them to.  You can use this space to share data among your departmental colleagues. 

Users who can request to change Shared (S:\) drive space:

  • A department AA
  • The department chair

Research Drive (R:\ Drive)

A Research (R:\) drive is a collaborate space for sharing data connected to specific projects. Like the shared drive, CAS IT Services manages permission levels so that members only see what you want them to. These drives are commonly used for research clusters and long-term studies. 
You can request a research drive for your project for $1.00 per 1GB per year, until 2017.  For clarification, the current
 price per 1GB is $1.00 (the contract would be for 1 year, from right now until 2017).

Users who can request to change Research (R:\) drive space:

  • The owner of the R:\ drive folder
  • The department chair

Your request will be reviewed by a CAS IT Services employee and, if approved, will be carried out as requested.