Google Drive


Google Drive allows you to store files in the cloud giving you instant access anywhere you are connected to the Internet.  Google Drive is an application that is integrated with Canvas but also is a very powerful stand-alone product. Drive also allows you to convert your Microsoft office documents into Google Docs allowing easy editing and storage.

All MSU faculty and professional staff can request a MSU Google Drive account that will give you unlimited storage and be tied to your netid.  To register for your free MSU Google Drive account follow the instructions linked below.

Request a MSU Google Drive Account

Link Google Drive with Canvas


Upload Files & Folders to Google Drive

Backup & Sync Files Automatically to Drive (Download Sync)

Play Video in Google Drive

Access Google Drive Files in Canvas

File Types Supported by Google Drive


Sharing Files


Share Files from Google Drive (Text-based walkthrough)