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Map Network Drives – CHIP Personal Folder – Mac

NOTE: For these instructions to work you MUST be on one of the University wired networks or UCONN-SECURE wireless network. Other networks and UCONN-GUEST will require you to be connected to the VPN. See this page for instructions connecting to the VPN.

  1. From “Finder” select “Go” and choose “Connect to Server…”
    Finder
  2. Type “smb://files.uconn.edu/home/<NetID>” (Without quotes, replacing “<NetID>” with your UConn NetID) and click “Connect”
    NOTE: If you will be using this frequently or connect to other servers you may wish to click the “+” button before clicking “Connect” to save the address for future use.
  3. Enter your NetID and NetID password. Check “Remember this password” and click “Connect”
  4. Go to the desktop and open up the newly-mounted “home” drive:
  5. drag your <NetID> folder into your “Favorites” list so that you can easily access it in the future.