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Upload Files to your Student Web Folder


How do I upload files to my Student Web Folder?


  • UNCW Students


Your Web folder must contain an HTML file named 'index.html' (preferred) or 'index.htm'; this file is your default homepage and cannot be named differently.


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

  2. 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

  6. Uncheck Log on anonymously then enter in your username(without
  7. Click Next

  8. Enter a name for the network location and click Next
  9. Click Finish

    (Files can be saved into the folder by dragging them to the folder)


  1. Click Start then 'Run' 
  2. Type in \\uncwstudent\WWW\your-account where your-account is your UNCW username
  3. Your folder should open. Drag files to this folder.

Macintosh OS 

  1. In the Finder, Click on the Go menu, and then 'Connect to Server'
  2. Type in smb:// and click Connect 
  3. Authenticate with your UNCW username and password
  4. Select www-docs and then click OK
  5. Click on the 'people' folder
  6. Locate the folder named with your UNCW username and click on it
  7. Drag files to this folder to upload them to your web site

To Upload Files from Off Campus

  1. Connect to the UNCW network via VPN
  2. Follow the instructions for your operating system above

If you are on Windows, you can also use FTP with Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Web Browser. 
  2. In the address bar type: 
  3. You will be prompted for your username (abc1234) and password (e-mail password) 
  4. On the following page click on the Page dropdown in the right corner of the IE browser
  5. Select Open FTP Site in Windows Explorer
  6. You will then be prompted to log in again.
  7. You can now use this window like it was a folder on your computer.




Article ID: 11557
Tue 3/8/16 2:56 PM
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