Fileshares Using Macs

Each user is provided with a secure file location on the central file share. These storage areas are commonly referred to as mapped, shared or network drives.


Important: To access drives from offcampus, besure to use the GlobalProtect VPN. Information about the VPN is located under the Getting Started section

Using Finder, choose Go from the menu --> Connect to server  or  ⌘ K to open the Connect to Server dialog box.

black box showing cifs path for

  • For home drives, (P:\) type:  cifs:// and click + to save the path, then connect to mount the drive.

  • For dept drives, (M:\) type: cifs://   click + to save the path, the use connect to mount the drive.

  • For the X drive, type: cifs:// click + to save the path