Step 3. Upload your Vault files to new location

How to upload your Vault files to OneDrive via web browser

Step 1. Download and prepare your files for migration if you haven't already done so:

Step 2. On your web browser,  go to the Microsoft 365 Portal > select OneDrive icon. At the Microsoft login screen, enter your SFU email address (i.e.,


Step 3. You will see a page that says “Taking you to your organization’s sign-in page” and will be redirected to SFU’s Central Authentication Service (CAS) page.

Log in using your SFU Computing ID and password. Enter your MFA code, when prompted.

Note: If OneDrive shows a blank white screen once you are signed in, your browser may not be compatible with the app. Update your browser or switch to a different browser, such as Chrome or Firefox.

Step 4. On your desktop, go to the folder with all your files from SFU Vault. Choose and select the items you wish to upload within the folders, then drag them onto OneDrive.

Note: If you are uploading a large number of files, consider uploading your files in multiple segments instead of all at once. We recommend uploading in batches no larger than 500 MB each time.

Step 5. Once all the files have been uploaded successfully, a pop-up notification like the following will be shown.

Congratulations! You have finished migrating your files from SFU Vault to OneDrive.

If you need to re-establish file sharing permissions on OneDrive, see the Share a file or folder page for more information.