Information Technology

Google Storage Reduction

In a major change to its offering for schools and students, Google will no longer offer unlimited storage to educational institutions beginning in July of 2022. 

Starting July 2022 schools will be given a limited amount of pooled storage (100 TB) to be shared shared among all users and across all Google Applications, including Drive, Mail, and Photos. Below is information about IT’s current, future, and completed plans to reduce and maintain a sustainable level of Google digital storage.


  • Establishing individual storage quota
  • Share best practices for storage by file type with a comprehensive list of supported file storage solutions


  • Provide ongoing training, helpsheets, and communication about effective data storage practices
  • Shared Drives for Departments/Committees/Research
  • Procedures for purchasing additional storage where appropriate