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You must be on campus or connected to the VPN in order to access your Z Drive (Excelsior) files

Step 1: Navigate to Go in Finder

Click on the Desktop then Click on Go

Step 2: Type in Drive Name to Connect To

Type in cifs://excelsior.uccs.edu/students$ to connect to the Excelsior server where student folders are located.

If that doesn't work, you can also try smb://excelsior.uccs.edu/students$

Step 3: Sign in using UCCS account

When asked to log in, use a Registered User and type in UCCS account username and password

Step 4: Navigate to Desired Destination

In order to find a student's folder, select the first initial of the username and then select the username of the student.

 

Step 5: Create an Alias (Shortcut) on the Desktop

To create a desktop shortcut for an Excelsior Folder, navigate to Finder at the top of the screen, and scroll down to Preferences… Then under Show these items on the desktop, check the box next to Connected servers. The shortcut should then appear on the desktop if connected. Right click on the server icon and select Make Alias, a new icon will appear on the desktop. Double click to reconnect the drive.

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