How do I manage shared files in a SharePoint Site?

If your department or team uses a SharePoint Site as their online file storage solution, read below to learn how to access and manage your shared document library. You can also sync your SharePoint cloud to your computer, click here to learn how.

SharePoint on the web (Windows and MacOS) 

Find your document library via the Microsoft Office Home

  1. Open your preferred web browser to and sign in with your University email address and password.  

  1. Select the app launcher icon > SharePoint.  


  1. On the left navigation pane, select your team’s site.  

  1. On the left navigation pane, navigate to Documents.  

Upload a File or Folder 

  1. Select Upload and then select Files or Folder. 

  1. Select the file or folder you want to upload.  

  1. Select Open for files or Upload for folder.  

Create a file 

Select New and choose the type of document you want. To rename, click on the file name on the top title bar and type a name.

Note: All changes are automatically saved and shared across all devices and team members. 

Create a folder 

  1. Select New > Folder. 

  1. Type a name for your folder and select Create

  1. Add files by dragging them into the folder or selecting Upload.  



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