This is a TWU hosted file storage system much like dropbox.

You can share to users outside of the TWU domain as much as you want.

To request an account, click here

OwnCloud Web Portal

IT recommends using the OwnCloud Web Portal when starting out with the OwnCloud software. To access the web portal, go to the website owncloud.twu.ca and enter the username and password provided by IT after you request an account to log in and get started.

You can view some of the tutorials below under User Tutorials on how to navigate the web portal (browser) interface.

Desktop Application

For advanced users, the Desktop Application can be a useful tool for managing your OwnCloud. However IT recommends using the web portal (details above) for day-to-day OwnCloud use.

The desktop app for Windows, Mac, or mobile device, can be downloaded here:


Server: owncloud.twu.ca

Clear your Owncloud Recycle Bin

If you use Owncloud a lot and are deleting files, they will stay in a recycle bin that can be using up your storage and the resources of TWU

Log into your account in a browser and find the deleted files


Check all, and Delete.


User Tutorials

Owncloud has a few tutorials of their own:



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