Using Microsoft OneDrive on the web
** Microsoft's current upload limitation per each individual file is 250 GB.


Sign in to signon.stjohns.edu

  • Click on Office365 Office Portal



  • Click the OneDrive Icon on the left menu

In order to save files to the OneDrive account:

  • Simply, click the “Upload” icon and select the files to be uploaded.

  • Another option would be to highlight all of the files that are to be uploaded.

    • Drag and drop them into the main window.

    • Once the files are dragged into the screen, the page to should change, informing that the files are ready to be accepted. The page will look like the image below.


To use the OneDrive App installed on a computer

Using the OneDrive app on your computer will automatically synchronize all files listed in the folders that you specify. As long as your computer is connected to the internet, it will sync. If you are offline, it will stay in a pending status until the next time that you connect to the internet.

  • If you are using a version of Windows that is older than Windows 10, please visit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/onedrive/download, and download the software. If you have Windows 10, it is already installed on the computer.
    Once it is installed, on a Windows computer, locate the OneDrive App in the Start Menu:



  • On a MacOS based computer, please go to the Apple App store, and search for OneDrive. Click to install it.



    Once installed, go to your Applications folder or search for "OneDrive" in the Spotlight.


  • Once you open it, you will be prompted to log in. Enter your Sign-On Portal credentials in order to log in to your account.
    * Please note, if you are a student your email address should end with @my.stjohns.edu, as with the login for https://signon.stjohns.edu.


  • Click the "Work or School" Button, this will redirect you to log in to your Sign-On Portal.

  • Click Next 

  • In this option, it will automatically backup all files that are listed on your Desktop, in your Documents folder, and in your Pictures folder. Click Continue.

  • Click Next

  • Click Next

  • Click Later

  • Click Open My OneDrive Folder

  • One Drive will begin syncing your folders.


If you need any additional assistance, please feel free to call our Service Desk, 718-990-5000, Monday to Friday: 730am to 730pm EST.

You may also request assistance by requesting an appointment with our Application Training department:  How do I schedule an appointment with IT?