Connecting to the Network Drive: Faculty and Staff

This article will help faculty and staff connect to your network drive (e.g. u:\\ ) from off-campus or a device that's not joined to our domain. Students should consult MyGoogleDrive.

Before You Start 

You will need the following before you can complete this task: 

  • A Wharton account 
  • The path to your network drive


  1. If you are off campus, first connect to the  VPN.
  2. Open File Explorer from the taskbar.
  3. In the left pane, right-click This PC and select Map Network Drive. 
  4. In the folder field, enter the path to your network drive. Contact your Wharton Computing representative if you do not know what to enter here. 
    • If you would like the connection to the network drive to remain after the computer is rebooted, check Reconnect at sign-in.
  5. Check Connect using different credentials. 
  6. Click Finish.  
  7. When the Windows Security box appears, enter wharton\<your Wharton username> in the user name field and your Wharton password in the password field.
  8. Click OK.


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