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Help Desk Faculty: MS One Drive

Microsoft One Drive

Manchester Community College provides each student and employee with a college email address.

With that college email address, each person also receives 1 terabyte of MS One Drive Storage.


Access One Drive

Use your or email address

and EasyLogin password.

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OneDrive files automatically open using the browser version of the MS Office applications.

To change the default so that all files open using the MS Office Application installed on the computer you are using, follow these steps!

  • From your OneDrive page, click Gear Icon > OneDrive settings.
  • Click More Settings.
  • Click on Site collection features.
  • Click Activate next to Open Documents in Client Applications by Default.

For Your Students - When You Finish at MCC

When you finish taking classes at MCC, be sure to save off any and all schoolwork that you want to retain. 

One Drive accounts are removed one year after students stop taking classes.

Here's a helpful link which outlines 5 different options for saving files, images, etc and transferring them to another file storage system.

MS One Drive - General Instructions

EVERYONE at MCC has OneDrive storage for use both on & off campus.  Check out the document below for details on how to log onto your OneDrive and tips for using it.


  • Information & data stored within OneDrive and the sharing of this data must comply with CCSNH System Policy 562.06 Information Security Policy.
  • CCSNH is unable to restore files accidentally deleted from the OneDrive. Instead, all users have the ability to restore deleted files from their OneDrive Recycle Bin for 30 days. After the 30 days, are gone and not restorable.

Restore OneDrive Files that were Deleted

Go to OneDrive at , and sign in with your MCC email address & EasyLogin password. 

  1. In the navigation pane, select Recycle bin.

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  1. Select the files or folders you want to restore by pointing to each item and clicking the circle check box that appears, and then click Restore.

Tip: If you're using OneDrive with your personal account, you can select Restore all items to restore everything in your recycle bin. This option isn't available in your work or school OneDrive. Files deleted from your Personal Vault will only show up in your recycling bin if your Personal Vault is unlocked before you check the recycle bin. You can use the Show Personal Vault items command in the recycle bin to unlock the Personal Vault and see those items.

OneDrive Recycle Bin view showing the 'Show personal vault items' option

Notes:  Files/Folders in the recycle bin are automatically deleted after 90 days.

Sharing Files/Folders between Faculty & Students - Helpful Info

When sharing files or folders between faculty/staff and students - follow these steps:

Step #1:  Change the People in Community College System etc. to SPECIFIC PEOPLE


Then supply the person's or email address.


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