Windows 8 - Connecting

Connecting to the Wireless Network

You will need to log in to Wentworth's wireless network before you can:

  • Print
  • Check your email
  • Get onto the Web, or
  • Access your network drives.

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Be sure that the External Wireless On/Off Switch is set to on.

 

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Click on the wireless icon on your taskbar and select eduroam. The connection should be complete in a few seconds.

If it does not connect automatically, please see the following page for additional resources - Wireless @ WIT

 Personal Online Storage Space: P Drive vs OneDrive

Wentworth offers personal online storage space for all students, faculty, and staff. This storage space is great for backing up academic files. Historically, Wentworth has offered in-house storage space, called P drive or Personal drive, with 500MB of space. In Fall 2011, Wentworth partnered with Microsoft to offer OneDrives for all students. OneDrive is accessible anywhere you have an internet connection and you have 25GB of space. You can share files and photos with others and collaborate on documents. For more info on your Microsoft OneDrive, go to https://office.wit.edu/ 

ACCESSING YOUR PERSONAL DRIVE (P DRIVE) (FOR FACULTY & STAFF)

The P: Drive is your personal space. Only you are able to see documents placed on the P: drive. It is a good place to store and back up your files. As long as you are on campus and logged on to your computer, you will have access to the P: Drive. Instructions for accessing your P: Drive from off campus via VPN can be found here.
You are NOT ALLOWED to store any illegal content including illegally obtained movies, music or images.

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Accessing Additional Network Drives

  • Shared (S:) - 

    • The Shared drive (S: on a PC) is a network share that allows faculty/staff/students to share information with each other. For example, if you would like to share a document with another student, you can place a document into a folder on the Shared drive and anyone should be able to see it and collaborate with you. Please keep in mind that this drive is open to all faculty, staff and students so sensitive material should never be placed on the S: drive. Also, since this drive is open to everyone, the Shared drive should never be used to backup your documents.
      Note: There are two shared drives, one for students and another for faculty/staff. Faculty and staff have access to both network shares and students just have access to theirs. 

    The network share is \\sdrive.wit.edu\shared

    Note: Students should backup their work as well using OneDrive of GoogleDrive.

Connecting to myweb.wit.edu

myweb.wit.edu is the central web server for faculty, staff, and students at Wentworth. Students can request to have myweb accounts, but we do not provision unless requested. If you need more space than provisioned you may request it. Your myweb will host personal or faculty web sites. Please visit the website to find out more about this service.

http://myweb.wit.edu

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