How Do I: Use FileCloud?

FileCloud is a powerful and secure file-sharing solution that allows our Institute community to streamline collaboration, access files from anywhere, and ensure data security. Whether you are a student, faculty member, or staff, FileCloud offers you a robust platform for sharing and managing files.

In this article, we will walk you through the process of getting started with FileCloud.

Accessing FileCloud

To begin using FileCloud, go to

Sign in using your CalArts SSO credentials, and select the FileCloud tile in the SSO Dashboard.

You can also go to and sign in with your SSO Credentials.

Uploading Files

To upload files, click on the "Upload" button or drag and drop files directly into the dashboard.

You can also create folders to organize your files by clicking the "New Folder" button.

Sharing Files and Folders

To share a file or folder, select the item you want to share, click the "Share" button, and enter the email addresses of the recipients.

Set access permissions (view, edit, or download) and add an optional message.

Click "Share" to send the sharing invitation.

For more information on Sharing Files and Folders, click here.

Data Security and Privacy

FileCloud prioritizes data security. Your files are encrypted both in transit and at rest.

You have full control over who can access your files and what they can do with them.

For more info, check out FileCloud's support section, here.

If you encounter any issues or have questions about FileCloud, visit the "Support" or "Help" section on the website, or email us at

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