Accessing the School of Journalism File Server

Before attempting to log in to the file server you must be connected to the campus VPN.

Windows 10

From your Windows 10 computer open a File Explorer window, right click on This PC and click Map Network Drive.


In the Map Network Drive window the Folder address should be \\journalism. The Reconnect at logon check box is optional, this will tell your computer to try to reconnect when you log out and back in or reboot.
Connect using different credentials should be checked unless you are logging in to your computer with your UW NetID.


In the Windows Security window enter your UW NetID followed by, and your NetID password. You can check the Remember my credentials check box if you would like your computer to save your information.


You should now see a window with the SJMC file share folders. Your view may differ depending on your permissions.Section Content’ section_head_2=’macOS’ section_content_2=’Section Content’ id=”” class=”” style=”” ]

Updated on February 20, 2020

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