Available To: Faculty, Staff

NAUShares is a network storage area for departments to store important work documents and files that need to be access by other people.

NAUShares is backed up on a daily bases and you can restore missing files by selecting "Restore files from your network drive" from the Learning Resources below.


NAUShares can be accessed by any student, faculty, or staff member if they have been given permissions to access their departments NAUShares.

To Use This Service, You Will Need

A computer running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7 and 8.1
  • Apple computers running OS X 10.7 and later
  • UNIX hosts that are running the SMB client

How to Request

If you department doesn't curentlly have an NAUShares file or if you are unsure, please contact the ITS Solution Center or submit a ServiceNow ticket.

Cost / Pricing

NAUShares is free for any department on campus until the base quota is reached. The base quota is determined by employees within the department:

  • 3 GB per full time employee
  • 1.5 GB per part time employee.   

If you need more space on NAUShares it currently cost $0.10 per Gigabyte per month. Space is sold in five Gigabytes increments.

If you are interested in getting more space, please contact the ITS Solution Center or submit a ServiceNow ticket.

Related Services

Not available to students Available to facultyAvailable to staff

Documents and files backup options for Faculty & Staff.

Training & Documentation

This Learning Resource provides step-by-step instructions for connecting to NAUShares.

Introduction to Bonzai Home Drives and How They Are Used, and How to Connect To Them.

How to restore files and documents on Home Drives for Faculty & Staff, and how to restore files and documents on NAUShares.