Mapping a Shared Drive to Your Apple Computer

Special Note

You must be given access permissions in order to access a departmental shared drive. To request access for yourself or someone else, you must be a faculty/staff member and you must know the specific directory that you are requesting access to. All requests for shared drive access must go through the Solutions Center. To access the Shared Drive while off campus, you must connect through the UTC VPN: Connect Your Mac OS Computer to the UTC VPN


  1. Open Finder
  1. Select 'Go'
  1. Select 'Connect to Server…'
  1. Under the 'Server Address' field, enter: "smb://"
  • Replace the pound sign with the correct number for your department (ex. 1 – 9)
  1. Select 'Connect'
  1. Check 'Registered User'
  1. Under the 'Name' field, enter your utcID (ex. abc123)
  1. Under the 'Password' field, enter your UTC password
  1. Check 'Remember this password in my keychain'
  1. Select 'Connect'


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