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Connect to a network drive

WindowsPlay videoWindows instructions 

  1. Click on the "Start Menu."
  2. Right click on "Computer."
  3. Click on "Map Network Drive."
  4. Select a Drive Letter that's not already in use from the dropdown menu.
  5. Type the address of the server and the share in "Folder". The format is \\server\share, so to accress the shared folder "temp" on the server "fileserver1", you would use \\fileserver1\temp.
  6. Check "Reconnect at logon" to automatically reconnect.
  7. You can find the mapped drive under "Computer"

Personal network drive (H)

  • Faculty: \\fileserver1\username
    • \\fileserver1\jdoe
  • Staff: \\admin1\username
    • \\admin1\jdoe
  • Student: \\fileserver1.coloradocollege.edu\students\username 
    • \\fileserver1.coloradocollege.edu\students\j_doe

Department or Office shared network drive (I)

  • Faculty: \\fileserver1\department
    • \\fileserver1\english
  • Staff: \\admin1\department
    • \\admin1\reslife

Temporary Storage

  • All: \\fileserver1\temp 
    • Please note that this drive is wiped once per block and is not meant for long term or safe data storage.

MacPlay videoMac instructions

  1. Open Finder
  2. Click "Go."
  3. Click "Connect to Server."
  4. Type "smb://" followed by the server address. 
    1. Ex. smb://fileserver1/temp
  5. It may ask for your username and password. If it does, type in your Colorado College username and password and click continue.

Personal network drive (H)

  • Faculty: smb://fileserver1/username
    • smb://fileserver1/jdoe
  • Staff: smb://admin1/username
    • smb://admin1/jdoe
  • Student: smb://fileserver1.coloradocollege.edu/students/username 
    • smb://fileserver1.coloradocollege.edu/students/j_doe

Department or Office shared network drive (I)

  • Faculty: smb://fileserver1/department
    • smb://fileserver1/english
  • Staff: smb://admin1/department
    • smb://admin1/reslife

Temporary Storage

  • All: smb://fileserver1/temp 
    • Please note that this drive is wiped once per block and is not meant for long term or safe data storage.