Frequently Asked Questions - Network Folders :: Faculty Shared Folder

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Faculty Shared Folders are storage areas on the Central Web Server at HSU that allow faculty to store files they want to share with their students (or other HSU faculty. These files can be accessed through a web browser from anywhere with an Internet connection by anyone who has been granted permission to view them.

 

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If you are a faculty member, a Faculty Shared Folder is automatically created inside your HSU Network Folder. When you connect to your Network Folder, you will see a folder that looks like this:

HSUUserName-faculty_shared_folder

(Example: abc123-faculty_shared_folder)

If you're having problems locating your Faculty Shared Folder, please contact the Technology Help Desk at (707) 826-HELP (4357) or email help@humboldt.edu.

 

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The Faculty Shared Folder is just like any other folder - just place any file you want to be accessible to other HSU users in it You can also create subfolders within your Faculty Shared Folder to help you organize your files.

 

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All HSU users will be able to view files in your Faculty Shared Folder, but only you can make changes to them. Files stored in your Network Folder outside of your Faculty Shared Folder will remain private and inaccessible to other users.

 

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First connect to your HSU Network Folder and follow the appropriate instructions below to locate the appropriate Faculty Shared Folder:

On-Campus (Labs and Offices)

Windows: Look for the "T:"or "faculty" drive under My Computer. Enter HSU-AD\ in front of your User Name - for example, if your User Name is abc123, you would enter HSU-AD\abc123.

Macintosh OS X: Look for a desktop icon labeled "faculty." Enter HSU-AD\ in front of your User Name - for example, if your User Name is abc123, you would enter HSU-AD\abc123.

Off-Campus & Wireless Users

Open your web browser and navigate to https://users.humboldt.edu/folders/faculty/. You will be prompted to login with your HSU User Name and Password. Enter HSU-AD\ in front of your User Name - for example, if your User Name is abc123, you would enter HSU-AD\abc123.

Authentication screenshot

Note that you can only download/view files in a Faculty Shared Folder through your web browser; you can't edit or upload files.

Files stored in a Faculty Shared Folder can be viewed in three ways:

  1. By HSU UserName (ex. abc123)
  2. By Department
  3. By Last Name

You can navigate through the folders using whichever view is most convenient for you. To see the folders listed by department, double click the _faculty-by-department folder. To see the folders by last name, double click the _faculty-by-name folder.

 

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Contact the Help Desk at (707).826-HELP (4357), fill out the web support form, or stop by Library 120.

 

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Open your web browser and navigate to https://users.humboldt.edu/folders/faculty. You will be prompted to login with your HSU User Name and Password.

Note that you can only view/read files in Network Folders when you access them with a web browser; you cannot upload files through the browser.

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