Do you use your Google Drive Trash as a storage folder? (Please don't do that - with any trash.) Drive Trash is emptied every 30 days, just like your other Google service trash folders. See https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2375102.
Google Drive Security Update
Please see the information posted at Google Drive Security Update regarding changes Google is making to the share links for some files saved in Google Drive on September 13, 2021.
Storage Limitations Coming July 2022
Please be aware that Google will be enforcing a storage limitation on the University's overall domain (everyone's storage put together) beginning in July 2022.
To create a new Google Doc, Sheet, Slide, Form, Drawing, or Folder:
- Click New.
- A drop down menu will appear and you can select what file type you wish to create.
Working with Existing Documents
- Creating Folders, Moving or Deleting Files and Folders, Copying Files
- Sorting and Filtering Files
- Searching for Files
Things to Keep in Mind
If the owner of a file moves it to their Trash and then empties their Trash, the file will no longer be accessible by anyone.
Drew's Document Retention Policy
Please remember that Drew has a document retention policy which influences what you can store where (and for how long). Please review this policy and keep it in mind when using your Google Drive: Records Retention Policy
Drew's Responsible Use of University Data Policy
Also keep in mind the security of any information you are working with. Consult the Responsible Use of University Data Policy for more information.