Connect to Network Drives on Mac


  1. Click on the Finder icon in your dock.
  2. In the menu bar at the top, click Go.
  3. Click Connect to Server.
  4. In the Server Address text box, enter the Network Drive Address of the chosen network drive, listed in the section below.
  5. Click Connect.
  6. If prompted, enter your SLU username and password.
  7. To create a shortcut on your desktop, in the menu bar at the top, click Finder.
  8. Click Preferences.
  9. Under the "Show these items on the desktop" section, check the box next to Connected servers.
  10. On your desktop, right-click (or hold Control and click) the icon that appeared on your desktop.
  11. Click Make Alias.
    • You can now uncheck the Connected servers option in your Finder Preferences. 
    • For the sake of clarity, it is recommended to rename the Alias you created to match the exact name of the Network Drive you connected. 

Network Drive Addresses

Drive Network Drive Address
N smb://saint.stlawu.local/apps
P smb://myslu.stlawu.local/Your SLU Username
R smb://ourslu.stlawu.local/warehouse
S smb://ourslu.stlawu.local/shared
T smb://ourslu.stlawu.local/classes
U smb://ourslu.stlawu.local/images
W smb://web.stlawu.local/webshare
Scratch smb://scratch.stlawu.local/data



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