Connect to Orca Groups - Windows

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Orca is an Evergreen network 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 Groups

At you office/personal computer (you want the drive to always be there)
  1. Right Click on the "My Computer" icon from the Start Menu or Desktop
  2. Select "Map Network Drive"
  3. Enter \\\acadgroups
  4. Make sure that the "Reconnect at login" check box is checked
  5. Click "Finish"
At a computer in one of the labs (you are only going to use it on this computer once)
  1. Click the Start button and select Run...
  2. Type "\\orca\acadgroups"
  3. Click OK.
  4. Double-click on the folder you need (e.g. the first letter of your last name).

Off-Campus Access to Orca Groups

Read only

From a web browser go to .

Read and write

requires mapping a network drive to

  1. From a web browser go to .
  2. Right click and copy the url/link/location.
  3. Double click on My Computer
  4. Choose "My Network Places" from the list of Other Places on the left section
  5. Choose "Add a Network Place" from Network Tasks. This begins the Add Network Place Wizard
  6. Click Next
  7. Select "Choose another network location". Click Next
  8. In the space provided, paste the url/link/location that you selected above.
  9. You may be prompted for your log in information, if so, provide your evergreen login . In the form .
  10. You will be asked to name the network place. This can be anything you want
  11. 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
  12. Thu maybe asked to authenticate (login) as you browse around. If this happens press cancel and you should see your files.