How do I Upload Files to my Student Web Folder?


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

*Please note: If you are off-campus and trying to upload files to your Student Web Folder, please connect to the VPN (Windows or MacOS) first. 

 

Windows 10 Instructions
 

  1. Open "File Explorer," and go to "This PC."
     
  2. Select the “Computer" tab from the top left corner. Then, click "Map a network drive."

    File Explorer window, showing the location of the "computer" tab and "map network drive" button.
     
  3. In the Map Network Drive window, type "\\uncwstudent\www\your-UNCW-username" and click "Finish."
    Example: \\uncwstudent\www\abc123

    Map Network Drive Window showing the example, \\uncwstudent\www\abc123
     
  4. Your first time accessing the folder will require a sign-in. Enter your UNCW username (without the "@uncw.edu") and password. 

    TECH TIP: If you are unable to sign in, try entering your username in the following format: UNCW\your-username.  

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


MacOS Instructions
 

  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://student.uncw.edu/www/your-UNCW-username"
    Example: smb://student.uncw.edu/www/abc1234

    Type in the server address "smb://student.uncw.edu/www/your-account" example is abc1234 - do not use "@uncw.edu"
     
  3. Authenticate with your UNCW username (without the "@uncw.edu") and password.

    TECH TIP: If you are unable to sign in, try entering your username in the following format: UNCW\your-username.  

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

*Please Note: To access your Web folder following the initial connection, repeat steps 1&2. 


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