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Computer Backup (CrashPlan) – Cloud Solution


CrashPlan is a powerful, automatic backup tool, provided free of charge to all current UC Merced Faculty and Staff.

What do I need to get this service?

Current faculty or staff with a UCMNetID with internet access. By clicking the ‘self service’ button, you will be directed to CrashPlan’s portal outside of UC Merced’s network.

What is included?

CrashPlan application can be installed on up to four systems (business or home), for continuous, unlimited, encrypted backups. Backups are performed off-site in real time.

When is support available for this service?

Extensive self-service support is available at: For additional assistance, please contact the OIT Service Desk.

How long does it take to get this service?

This is a self-service resource, and is available 24/7 for immediate download and activation.

How do I stop or change this service?

The service can be paused, or set to run only during specific times via the system tray icon. Service can be removed by un-installing the application.


This is service is provided free of charge to UC Merced Faculty and Staff.

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