Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

Accessing shared departmental files from a Mac requires a separate process compared to Windows.


In order to connect to a network share, you will need to either be on campus (and connected to our campus network) or /wiki/spaces/HDOP/pages/34636786.

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Open a new finder window

  2. Click Go on the task bar and select Connect to server...

  3. Enter the server address beginning with smb://
    1. Matthew example: smb://
  4. Click Connect to go to the destination

    Click the + icon to save the file path for future access.
  5. A new window will open to your department share.

  • When connecting, you can enter the full server path. For example: smb://matthew/tss_team/classroom
  • Add the server to favorites by pressing the + next to the text box.
  • To add the location to your Finder sidebar, click File and select add to sidebar.