The final phase of the Dropbox to Google drive migration is scheduled for December 13, 2021. On this date, Davidson's primary cloud storage and file sharing will transition to Google Drive from Dropbox.
About the Project
Google Drive will be replacing Dropbox as Davidson’s primary cloud storage and file sharing solution. The final phase of the migration will happen on December 13, 2021. Some users have already migrated during the summer and fall of 2021.
December 13, 2021 - Final migration complete across all users at Davidson
Fall 2021 - Wave 1.5 Early adopters migration completed with select campus partners.
Summer 2021 - Wave 1 Early adopters migration completed with select campus partners.
Fall 2020 - Contract completed with Google and migration partner.
Have questions about the project? We've put together some specific guidance and answers to common questions.
FAQs - Migration from Dropbox to Google Drive
The next pre-migration information sessions will happen in November 2021. T&I will also host Google Drive trainings around the December 13, 2021 migration date. Will will provide links to those trainings here when more information is available.
You can also watch a recorded training session from July 13, 2021. [42 mins]
We'll provide updates to the campus community via email throughout the project. Information and resources will also be made available in campus newsletters, Inside Davidson, and other campus-wide communication channels.
09/16/21 - Update on Dropbox to Google Drive Migration
07/20/21 - T&I Advisory: Shared Files in Google Drive for Early Adopters
07/06/21 - Early Adopters Google Drive Go Live Reminder
06/28/21 - Early Adopters Google Drive Go Live
04/16/21 - Early Adopters Migration Update
03/19/21 - Early Adopters Bulk Migration with Shared Drive Update
02/24/21 - Early Adopters Bulk Migration Update
01/08/21 - Early Adopters Migration Delay
12/18/20 - Early Adopters Migration Update
12/03/20 - Initial email to Early Adopters
11/24/20 - Survey to Early Adopters
11/09/20 - Email to campus
06/24/20 - Cloud storage survey sent to faculty and selected staff
06/15/20 - Initial campus communication