1. Open the File Explorer, and select This PC

  2. At the top of the window, click Map Network Drive
    • For a department drive choose the letter for the drive (generally P) and then type the following path: \\\departments\departmentname

    • For a personal drive, choose the letter Z and type the following path: \\\users\username

  3. Check Reconnect at logon, and then click Finish.


  1. Go to Finder (desktop). Click the Go menu and choose Connect to Server.

  2. In the server address field, type the following path: smb://

  3. Click Connect.

  4. Enter the username and password and click Connect.

  5. Select the folder you want to connect to and click OK. The folder will open and a drive icon will appear on your desktop.
    • Campus = Shared Read Only
    • Departments = Your Department Folder
    • Users = Your Personal Folder (only accessible by you).