MIT has increased Dropbox default storage quotas to 10 TB for MIT faculty, lecturers, and Spring 2020 teaching assistants and to 500 GB for all others at no charge.

In response to requests by community members, these quota increases were made to better facilitate remote learning, working, and collaboration.

Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. Dropbox for Business is available to the entire MIT community.

Available To 
Students, Faculty, Staff

Benefits and key features

  • Access your cloud data as though it was a folder on your local disk
  • Login via Touchstone means you won't have to enter a password to access the service
  • Convenient access to data via Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and mobile native clients -- as well as via any web browser
  • Provide both read and write access to other Dropbox users
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Getting started

Sign up for a Dropbox account.

Note: macOS Sierra users may experience Dropbox desktop performance issues.