Drive is a cloud-based file storage and sharing system with built in tools for word processing, spreadsheet creation, slideshow creation, and other productivity applications. Through our GSuite licensing, every AppState faculty, staff, student, and retiree has unlimited storage space in Drive. Users can share files and collaborate with other Drive users, regardless of whether they have an AppState account or not


On the web, access Drive by navigating to

  • (Note: If you are logged into a personal GSuite account in the same browser, you may be redirected to the inbox for that account. Please see this Help Document to add a second account to your browser session.)

On a mobile device, access Drive via Google's official Drive app, which is available for free in the AppStore (iOS devices) or Play Store (Android devices)

  • (Note: AppState recommends using the official Google Drive app rather than third-party mail apps such as Apple Mail)


For tailored assistance regarding Google Drive, please contact the Help Desk at 828-262-6266 (Option 1)

For general assistance, please view Google's Drive Support Page

Graduating or leaving the university? Create a backup of your Drive using Google Takeout