LabShare Retirement

Posted June 24, 2016 by Academic and Institutional Technology
Tags: Updates Security

LabShare Retirement

Effective Date: August 12, 2016

LabShare will be retired on August 12 in order to encourage better data security. This network drive was used to store and share lab data and reports in the natural sciences. Files currently stored on LabShare should be moved before August 12.


  • LabShare allows anyone to view, modify, and delete any files. This is not secure.
  • The following secure options are available:

Impact on College Community

Science faculty with files stored on LabShare should move them to a different storage option (listed above) before August 12. After August 12, you will no longer have access to these files.

If you would like help choosing the best storage option or have other questions or concerns, please email us or call 630.752.4357 (HELP).