Moving documents to the cloud is easy. Once uploaded, you can access them anywhere, on any device.

Currently, many files in your N Drive (My Documents) or Shared Drives (Such as Staff Share) are stored within school on servers. These are accessible from Remote Desktop only.

By moving documents to the servers at Office365, the documents are securely available anywhere.

  1. If you are looking to migrate your personal files, follow this article
  2. If you are looking to migrate documents to an online shared drive (SharePoint) Click here to follow a different article.

Every staff and student has access to OneDrive - your own My Documents in the cloud, with 1TB of space.

You can add files to OneDrive in many different ways and then get to them from anywhere.

Using the OneDrive website

Depending on the web browser you use, you can upload files up to 100GB in size. (This limit is per file, not total.)

Note: For transferring large files or lots of files at once please discuss with Lourdes IT First.

  1. On the OneDrive website, sign in with your Microsoft account, and then browse to the location where you want to add the files.

  2. Select Upload.

    Upload files or pictures in OneDrive

  3. Select the files you want to upload, and then select Open.


  • You can also drag files from File Explorer or Mac Finder straight to your files on the OneDrive website.

  • In the Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser, you can also upload folders from the Folder option on the Upload menu, or drag folders to the website.

  • Learn ways to organize and find photos in OneDrive.

2) Saving individual files into your One Drive

Open Office as normal. When going to save your document, select OneDrive where you can see your email and save as normal.

If you cannot see OneDrive with your email, then click File > Account > Sign Out, and then once signed out, click Sign in.