# Mapping a Drive (Windows)

To connect to a shared drive, your computer needs to be in the Georgetown Network (wired or Wi-Fi Eduroam). If you are not at the Campus, please first connect to GUQ-Off-Campus VPN. Now please follow these steps:

1. Open your Windows explorer, mark This PC, click on Computer

2. Now choose the option Map Network drive:

3. The following window will open. Choose the drive letter, add the folder you want to connect to using the format `\\dept.qatar.georgetown.edu\drivename\$`, at last, but not least, remember to check the option “Reconnect at sign-in”.

Click on the Finish button. The drive you mapped will show in your Windows Explorer.