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Connecting to home directory using Windows

Information on connecting to BlueBEAR home directories on Windows systems.

Note that if you are off-campus you will need to be connected to the University VPN. (See Remote Access Service for further information.)

Identifying Your Home Directory Path

  1. Log-in to BEAR Admin with your University username and password.
  2. Click on the “BEAR Identity Database” link.
  3. Scroll down to the section titled “Home directory”.
  4. Locate the Windows formatted path (see below). N.B. You can copy the link to your clipboard by clicking on the icon.



    • _letter_ is the first letter of your username
    • _username_ is your username

Connecting on Windows

To mount/map the above path on Windows, follow the University’s general instructions for mapping a network drive.