Accessing a specific M: multidrive folder or H: home drive (Mac)

VPN connection required

The following steps require you to first make a connection to the campus VPN if you are using a minimally managed or personal device or are off campus. (VPN instructions for Mac). Your Multidrive will only function while connected to the Internet with a working secure VPN connection.  If you disconnect from the Internet or wake your device from sleep, you will likely have to reconnect the VPN first before being able to access the Multidrive.

If you have problems with these instructions or need additional help, please contact IT at or call 906-487-1111.


  1. Select Finder > Go > Connect to Server....
  2. Enter the following into Server Address:
    To connect to a specific share in the Multidrive, enter: smb://mtu;
    For example: smb://mtu;
    To connect to your home drive, enter:smb://mtu;
    To connect to all shares in the Multidrive, enter: smb://mtu; Your home drive will show under mtucifs_home.
  3. Select the + button to save your entry.
  4. Select the Connect button.
  5. When prompted for your credentials, enter MTU\accountname in the username field.
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