- Local Access:
- On campus PCs logged into the network, open File Explorer and find it located under This PC.
- Remote Access:
- Secure access is available. Click here for instructions on how to access files remotely.
- Users with VPN access may be able to connect to the I: drive on a PC that has previously connected to the network while on campus. Transfer rates will depend on the quality and speed of the remote connection.
I: Drive for Individual File Storage
This storage space is accessible only through the owner's account credentials.
- Faculty and Staff: 5 GBs of storage
- Students: 1GB of storage
K: Drive for Departmental Shared File Storage
Most departments have folders on the K: drive that can be accessed by specific people within that department. Administrative assistants or department heads may request access for employees.
Mapping a Network Drive
- Right click on “This PC” and then click on “Map Network Drive...”
- Under the Folder section, type the appropriate path:
- \\facstaff.filer.uncp.edu\username (I: Drive - Personal drive)
- \\facstaff.filer.uncp.edu\shared (K: Drive - Shared drive)
- Check “Reconnect at sign-in” and press enter.
- If a login window opens, enter your username and password.
- The drive will open and will also be available for access under This PC.
- From the Mac OS X Finder, hit Command+K to bring up the 'Connect to Server' window.
- Enter the path to the network drive you want to map, example:
- smb://facstaff.filer.uncp.edu/shared (K: Drive - Shared drive)
- smb://facstaff.filer.uncp.edu/username (I: Drive - Personal drive)
- Enter your username and password, and click 'OK' to mount the network drive.
- The drive will now appear on your desktop and in the Finder window sidebar.