Information Services Division


Home (N:) Drive

The N: Drive is your personal storage space on the Filestore @ UCL service. All students and staff receive 100GB of storage space. We recommend that you save your study/work files here.


  • Supported by ISD IT Services
  • Hourly snapshots and daily backups can be used to recover data within 90 days
  • Ability to self-restore files
  • 100GB of storage for students and staff
  • Malware protection

How to access the (N:) Drive

  • Accessible and automatically mapped when logged in on campus (Desktop @ UCL)
  • Available remotely and automatically mapped when logged into Desktop @ UCL Anywhere
  • Accessible remotely when connected to UCL Remote Access VPN service

If you would like to access the N: Drive from outside the UCL network, you will need to connect to the UCL Remote Access VPN service.

How to map the Home (N:) Drive

Your Home (N:) Drive is automatically mapped when you use UCL-managed computers on campus (Desktop @ UCL PC) or remotely via Desktop @ UCL Anywhere.

To access the N: Drive from a standalone or departmental machine you will need to manually map it using the guides below.


Managing your Home (N:) Drive