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W: Drive for EKU Students

In order to enhance the security of personal information for EKU students, the W: Drive space is personal space and student web space. 

W: Drive

  • The W: Drive is online storage space (1 gigabyte)
  • Each student is provided with a W: Drive to save their work (documents, pictures, presentations, etc.)

Move all of your web content to the WEB folder within your W: drive. DO NOT move files with personal information into the WEB folder. 

Map Your W: Drive to your personal computer 

Server: \\\users\%USERNAME%   (Email username)

Windows 7 Directions
Windows 8 Directions 
Windows 10 Directions
Mac OSX Directions

Access the W: Drive


  • Click "Start" button
  • Click on the "Computer" tab
  • Look for your name (example: firstname_lastname#)
  • Click on your name



Visit any page on the IT site other than the home page and select Student Web on the left side.

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