Connect to Hurricane - Windows

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Figure 1

Faculty and Staff file space on Hurricane

Hurricane is an Evergreen File Server for faculty and staff use. This file space is protected and backed-up regularly. Once this location is "mapped" to your computer, most applications (word, excel, photoshop, etc..) will recognize it when you go to save a file.

On-Campus Access to Hurricane

  1. Log on to the computer with your Evergreen account.
  2. Double-click on My Computer
  3. Under Network Drives open the H: drive (this drive corresponds to the first letter of you last name)
  4. Locate the folder named with your login.

If network drive is not there you can also
  1. Click the Start button and select Run...
  2. Type "\\hurricane" (figure 1)
  3. Click OK.
  4. Double-click on the folder you need (e.g. the first letter of your last name).

Off-Campus Access to Hurricane

Read only

From a web browser go to

Read and write

requires mapping a network drive to

  1. Double click on My Computer
  2. Choose "My Network Places" from the list of Other Places on the left section
  3. Choose "Add a Network Place" from Network Tasks. This begins the Add Network Place Wizard
  4. Click Next
  5. Select "Choose another network location". Click Next
  6. In the space provided, type followed by the directory you need access too. (e.g. or
  7. You may be prompted for your log in information, if so, provide your evergreen log in.
  8. You will be asked to name the network place. This can be anything you want
  9. The wizard will ask if you wish to open the network place when you choose finish, check or uncheck the box as desired. Click Finish
  10. This will create a new icon in My Network Places that corresponds to the location on Hurricane you just added.