Mapping The Classes Share ("The J Drive")

Polytechnic Institute students often need access to their classes share (sometimes called "the J:\ drive"). Here's the information you need to manually map the network drive:

If you are off campus, you'll need to connect first to Purdue's Virtual Private Network (

Windows users, type in the folder address like this:


Mac users, type it in like this:


Connect using different credentials, typed in like this:


Alternate, less desirable method: We've also created a small vbscript to help map the J drive quickly -- clicking this link (yes, we get the irony) will do the drive mapping steps for you:

Need help with mapping drives? Check this KB out:

Last modified: 2017/03/06 08:44:23.827505 US/Eastern by jeremy.j.smith.2
Created: 2013/08/23 15:02:28.114318 GMT-4 by sundeep.rao.1.



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