Creative Studio computers are automatically wiped periodically. Please save your work on your own device. Do not leave the computer unattended. Patrons can save their work to Box, or an external device.

Creative Studio is not responsible for files left open or improperly saved.

The following is a list of available storage spaces UM students and employees can use.


Box is a cloud platform that helps you securely store, share and manage all your files. This service is provided for free to UM students and employees through UMIT. Please visit the website for more information on signing up for Box.

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OneDrive is a cloud storage service offered for free by UMIT through your UM email. Please visit the website for more information on using OneDrive.

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External Storage

Reserve an external hard drive

You can connect an external harddrive or flashdrive and save your work on your own device. If you do not have an external device, the studio has a limited quantity of external harddrives you can check-out for a short period of time.

External Storage – Instructions for iMovie users

If you want to save your iMovie project file (to save your edits and be able to continue editing your work on another computer):

When you begin your project (before doing any editing work):

1) Go to File -> Open Library -> New

2) Rename and save your Library to your external drive