Harvard Dropbox

Harvard Dropbox is now available in the suite of collaboration and file share/sync services supported by HUIT.   This offering is available to eligible members of the SEAS community.  Other collaboration services include g.harvard tools and Office 365 tools such as SharePoint and OneDrive.

All SEAS faculty, SEAS staff, and some SEAS researchers are eligible for a Harvard Dropbox account. Please see here for a full table of who is or is not eligible for Harvard Dropbox.

Request a Harvard Dropbox account

To request a Harvard Dropbox account, please fill out the form linked below (HarvardKey authentication required). If you are asked for a billing code, please simply enter 0. This field is soon to be removed from the form.

https://harvard.service-now.com/ithelp?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=b5cdd311db238f00f7627eb6bf9619c0

Key Features and Benefits of Harvard Dropbox

  • Supported Platforms: Mac, Linux, and Windows

  • Once a Harvard Dropbox account is created, folders can be shared with any valid email address or Dropbox account holder.

  • Supports storage of Level 1, 2, and 3 data.  See HUIT’s data classification table for more information about data classification levels https://security.harvard.edu/dct and HUIT’s collaboration tools matrix  https://security.harvard.edu/collaboration-tools-matrix.

  • Login with HarvardKey

  • Initial 1TB default storage per account

  • Document version control

  • Desktop file synchronization

Requirements & Limitations

Eligible members of the SEAS Community will receive an email in the coming week with information on how to request your Harvard Dropbox account.

For any questions, please contact SEAS Computing at ithelp@harvard.edu with “SEAS Dropbox” in the subject line.