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U: Drive for EKU Employees

The U: Drive is private storage space for faculty and staff at EKU, and is backed up by EKU servers on a regular basis.

Please also refer to the article EKU Filesharing and Storage https://it.eku.edu/eku_datastorage

The U: Drive

  • Employee personal files may be stored here
  • Is mapped as the U: Drive in "My Computer"
  • Is not crawlable by Google and other search engines
  • Quota: 10 GB

On-campus Access of U: Drive

For PC

  • NOTE:  The U: drive should connect without needing to use these steps.
  • Open up the My Computer window and choose the "Map Network Drive" option across the top. 
  • Choose the letter "U" and type in the following address where UserName is typically last name and first initial:
  • \\facultystaff.eku.edu\filesrv\Cifs\user\UserName

For Mac:

  • Add the following to your System Preferences -> Network -> TCP/IP search domain box: eku.edu, facultystaff.eku.edu, student.eku.edu 
  • From the "Go" menu, choose "Connect to Server" and enter the following address where UserName is typically last name and first initial: 
  • cifs://facultystaff.eku.edu/filesrv/Cifs/user/UserName

Off-campus Access U: Drive

In your web browser, go to https://networkdrives.eku.edu/

Contact Information

IT Service Desk
859 622 3000

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