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COE File Server

CTS hosts operational file storage for the College of Engineering and its academic departments on files.coe.drexel.edu.

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Locating your files

Depending on what you have access to, files can be found at the following locations. Please note that any words in {curly brackets} are placeholders and must be replaced with the appropriate information. If you do not know what to replace it with, simply leave it off entirely. You will see all of the folders within the share that you have access to.

Administrative Data for the College and Academic Departments

\\files.coe.drexel.edu\administrative\{department}

Faculty and Staff Personal Folders

\\files.coe.drexel.edu\faculty\{username}
\\files.coe.drexel.edu\staff\{username}

New faculty or staff folder provisioning

Because of the availability of CrashPlan for data backups and OneDrive for multi-device file syncing, new folders for faculty and staff are no longer automatically created but are still available upon request.

Photo Share

\\files.coe.drexel.edu\photos

Software Share

\\files.coe.drexel.edu\software (more info)

Research Groups, Student Organizations, & Senior Design Teams

These shares are hosted on researchfiles.coe.drexel.edu.

  • Research Groups
    \\researchfiles.coe.drexel.edu\data\{group name}
  • Student Groups
    \\researchfiles.coe.drexel.edu\student groups\{student org name}
  • Senior Design Groups
    \\researchfiles.coe.drexel.edu\senior design\{student org name}

Storage Quotas

Use Quota
Administrative Unlimited
Faculty / Staff 1TB
Research Groups 10TB
Student Groups 5TB
Design Groups 5TB

Quota increases

The quotas listed above are designed to be reasonable limits for most uses. If a valid need exists to raise a quota, please contact us to discuss details.

Request access to an existing folder or the creation of a new folder

To either request access to an existing folder or the creation of a new folder, please contact us. We may require approval from the folder's owner / maintainer before we grant the requested permissions.