Student Workstation -- Sharing files between student employees

Setup a student worker or grad assists to share files amongst a team

In the past a Local User Account was set up for student employees to use on student workstation. Workers could use the same files saved locally to the computer. This is a ill-advised practice because files are not backed up and often the files are stored on a computer that is not secure (computer has no password).  It is highly encouraged that OneDrive for Business be used because it stores files in the cloud, guarding against hardware failure and allowing the owner of files to give access to only to those people who need it and modify permissions quickly and easily. Students are also able to be set for use of StoutFS if a department prefers.

Owner of Files (most often student supervisor)

  1. Upload files to a folder in OneDrive for Business.  There are two methods to upload files:  OneDrive sync method and OneDrive browser method.
  2. Log into OWA (Outlook Web App) email.
  3. Using the App Launcher, open OneDrive
  4. by clicking on the email from the personal account area of UW-Stout logins page.  In the upper-right, click on app launcher and choose OneDrive.  Once in the OneDrive interface, click on the ellipses (...) by a file or folder and click "Share". Grant read or edit access to student workers to the files and folder of the owner's choosing. (Email will be sent from OneDrive informing those individuals with whom the files are shared.)


Student or Grad Assist Accessing Files

  1. Log into OWA (Outlook Web App) email.
  2. Using the App Launcher, open OneDrive
  3. Students can access shared files using the link in the email that was originally sent when files were shared by the owner.  Students can also find files "Shared with me" on the left hand side of window in OneDrive.

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Keywords:employment   Doc ID:59505
Owner:Sasha K.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-01-08 16:11 CDTUpdated:2016-01-08 16:45 CDT
Sites:UW Stout
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