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.
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
Users must adhere to the Harvard Enterprise Information Security Policy (HEISP)
Some features and services of Dropbox may not be available in Harvard Dropbox at this time (such as Dropbox Paper)
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 email@example.com with “SEAS Dropbox” in the subject line.