To get started, choose from the options above.

Windows 8

  • Press Ctrl + F to open the Search menu, and look up computer.
  • Click Apps and then Computer.
  • In the Computer Window click Map Network Drive at the top.
  • If Map network drive is not at the top, press the arrow beside the question mark in the top-right corner
  • In the Map Network Drive window
    • Pick an available drive letter

      Typical drive letters:
      Department: G
      AllShare: P
      Personal: H

    • Enter the path to the drive

      Typical drive paths:
      Department: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\deptdrives\deptsharename
      AllShare: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\allshare
      Student Personal: \\olympus.utdallas.edu\NetID
      Staff Personal: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\user\NetID

    • Check Reconnect at logon.
    • VPN ONLY Check Connect using different credentials, then enter:
      • Campus\NetID
      • Password

Windows 7

  • Click on Start, then right-click Computer and click on Map Network Drive.
  • In the Map Network Drive window
    • Pick an available drive letter

      Typical drive letters:
      Department: G
      AllShare: P
      Personal: H

    • Enter the path to the drive

      Typical drive paths:
      Department: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\deptdrives\deptsharename
      AllShare: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\allshare
      Student Personal: \\olympus.utdallas.edu\NetID
      Staff Personal: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\user\NetID

    • Check Reconnect at logon.
    • VPN ONLY Check Connect using different credentials, then enter:
      • Campus\NetID
      • Password

Windows XP

  • Click on Start, then right-click My Computer and click on Map Network Drive.
  • In the Map Network Drive window
    • Pick an available drive letter

      Typical drive letters:
      Department: G
      AllShare: P
      Personal: H

    • Enter the path to the drive

      Typical drive paths:
      Department: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\deptdrives\deptsharename
      AllShare: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\allshare
      Student Personal: \\olympus.utdallas.edu\NetID
      Staff Personal: \\campus.ad.utdallas.edu\utd\user\NetID

    • Check Reconnect at logon.
    • VPN ONLY Click Connect using a different username, then enter:
      • Campus\NetID
      • Password

Mac OSX

  • Open a new Finder window, then type Command+K. This will open the Connect to Server panel.
  • Enter the Server Address and click Connect.

    Typical Server Addresses:
    Department: smb://campus.ad.utdallas.edu/utd/deptdrives/deptsharename$
    Student Personal: smb://olympus.utdallas.edu/NetID
    Staff Personal: smb://campus.ad.utdallas.edu/users$/NetID

  • When the login panel appears, click on Registered User, then enter your NetID and Password.