Sharing Office Files through OneDrive


How do I share Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and other Office files in OneDrive?


  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Office 2019
  • Office 2021
  • Microsoft 365


Sharing files to others that do not have addresses ending in or is not permitted for the security of WKU data.
OneDrive has a maximum uploaded file size of 10GB. It is a useful way for students to share files with instructors that are larger than the 250MB file size limit present in Blackboard.
If you are using a personal computer, your Office products should already be connected to OneDrive. Continue below.
  1. Create or edit your file as normal.
  2. When ready, click  Share in the top-right corner of the file’s window.
  3. Name the document, if it has not been saved already.
  4. In the Place field, ensure OneDrive - Western Kentucky University is specified.
  5. If the file is new, click Save. If the file was already on your computer, click Upload.
    Note: If the file was on your computer, there will be a choice beside the Upload button that lets you specify if the file should be Moved or Copied. Selecting Moved is recommended, to allow OneDrive to manage different versions and revisions.
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