New Google Storage Quota Limit Begins June 1st

Beginning Saturday June 1, 2024, a storage quota will be enforced on all BU Google accounts..

Google deems “storage” as the total amount of data on Drive, Gmail with attachments, Shared Drives, and Photos.

Storage quotas will implemented as follows:

  • Faculty/Emeritus accounts: 150GB
  • Student accounts: 15GB
  • Staff accounts: 15GB
  • Retiree accounts: 15GB
  • Affiliate/Departmental accounts: 15GB

If you are impacted by these new limits, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn how to determine the amount of BU Google storage you are using, how to download your Google data, and available storage options.

If you need further assistance, please contact the IT Help Center by calling
617-353-HELP(4357) or emailing

We appreciate your cooperation and helping us adhere to our contract terms.