How can I connect to my departmental shared drives from off campus with a Macintosh computer when off campus?
Use VPN to connect to Macalester's network. Alternately, use a web browser to connect via

For instructions on how to download, install, and set up GlobalProtect agent, see FAQ 736.

Off-campus connections: Log into VPN and then Connect to Server
  1. Open the GlobalProtect agent and select Connect.
  2. Log in with your Macalester username and password, when prompted.
  3. Once connected, from Finder, select the Go menu, and then Connect to Server.
  4. In the Server Address: field, enter smb://
  5. Click Connect and enter your Macalester username and password prompted.
  6. The shared drives will appear in the Finder's window SHARED list

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