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.