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About Locker

Use the Locker tool to upload and store files in VU Collaborate. Locker enables you to upload files from your PC, or to create new HTML files.

Files in your personal locker are kept private, though your institution might provide the option for you to make files public.

Group locker areas allow you to collaborate on files with others.

Personal lockers

Your personal locker area is not unit-specific. You can access the locker from anywhere in VU Collaborate and store all of your files together.

Access the Locker tool

Do one of the following:

  • Click Tools and Locker on the navbar.
  • You can also access the Locker tool from the Classlist or Groups tool.
  • Group lockers

    Group lockers are restricted locker areas where members of a group can share files. Any group member can modify files posted in group locker areas.

    Group lockers have the same options as regular lockers with the following exceptions:

  • The option to make locker files public in not available.
  • There is an option to Email Group Members.
  • There is a Modified By column that shows the last person to work on a file.
  • Access group lockers

    Click Locker on your unit navbar, then click Group Lockers.

    Note  You can only access a group locker from the unit offering it applies to.

    Access other users’ public locker files

    1. Click  Classlist on the navbar in the appropriate unit.
    2. Click View shared locker files from the context menu of the user whose shared locker files you want to view.
    3. Click the file name you want to open, or search for specify a file type in the Files of Type drop-down list.

     For more information click the Help Topics tab