How do I Upload Files to my Student Web Folder?


How do I upload files to my Student Web folder?


All students have the ability to upload files and make changes to their Web folder.

Windows Computer Instructions:

  1. Open "File Explorer" and go to "This PC" or "Computer".

    Click on This PC or Computer in the File Explorer

  2. Right-click on the white space and click "Add a network location."

    Right click on the white space and click add a network location

  3. When the "Add Network Location Wizard" loads, click "Next."
  4. Select "Choose a custom network location," and click "Next."
  5. In the Internet address box type "" and click "Next."

    Type and click Next

  6. Uncheck "Log on anonymously," and then enter your username (without

    Uncheck log on anonymously and enter your username

  7. Click "Next."
  8. Enter a name for the Network and click "Next."
  9. Click "Finish."
  10. Your first time accessing the folder will bring up the following login window. Enter your email password and open the folder.

    Enter your e-mail password in the login prompt

  11. To save files to the Web folder, simply drag them into the folder, or copy and paste.

For Macintosh OS Computers:

  1. In the Finder, Click on the "Go" menu, and then "Connect to Server."

    Open Finder, navigate to the Go Menu at the top, then select "Connect to Server"

  2. Type in "smb:// username" (see example below; don't use "@uncw" for username), and click "Connect."

    Type in the server address "smb:// " (abc1234)

  3. Authenticate with your UNCW username and password.
  4. If your folder does not open directly to your Web folder:
    • Click on the "people" folder.
    • Locate the folder named with your UNCW username, and click on it
  5. Drag files to this folder to upload them to your website.

To Upload Files from Off Campus:

  1. Connect to the UNCW Network via VPN.
    • For Windows VPN click here.
    • For Mac VPN click here.
  2. Follow the instructions for your operating system above.

If you need further assistance, please contact the TAC at 910-962-4357, or submit a service request.


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