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Orca is an Evergreen File Server for curricular and student use. It is also the home for the Scratch folder, a temporary network file storage space.

On-Campus Access to Orca

  1. Log on to the computer with your Evergreen account.
  2. Click the Start button and select Run...
  3. Type "\\orca"
  4. Click OK.
  5. Double-click on the folder you need (e.g. Programs or the first letter of your last name).
  6. If working on particular file(s), drag/copy file(s) to local computer.

Remote Access to files on Orca (WebDAV)

Evergreen uses the secure WebDAV protocol to access files remotely.

Read only

From a web browser go to https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu.

Read and write

Requires mapping a network drive to https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu

  1. Open "My Network Places". This will either be on your Desktop, or in your Start menu.
  2. Double click on "Add Network Place".
  3. When the "Add Network Place Wizard" comes up click "Next".
  4. Select "Choose another network location" and click "Next".
  5. In the space provided, type 'https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu/' followed by the directory you need access to. (e.g. https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu/d/doej or https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu/programs/calculatedfiction)
  6. You may be prompted for your log in information, if so, provide your evergreen login/password.
  7. You will be asked to name the network place. Give it a name that is meaningful to you, "My program file space", or something similar.
  8. 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
  9. This will create a new icon in "My Network Places" that corresponds to the location on Orca you just added.