Wireless Services Offered by ITS
Services available for students are:
- Internet access while on-campus
- University email – Webmail
- Homedrive (H: Drive) network storage, which allows students to store data on campus
- Printing services – PaperCut
How to Access the Internet while On-Campus
Students can access the Internet by logging onto a university computer with their uniqname and LAN password. Students can also access the university wireless on-campus, MWireless, with a laptop or handheld wireless device. For step by step instructions on how to set your device up to access the wireless, please go to the helpdesk website (www.umflint.edu/helpdesk) and click Wireless on the bottom right of the screen, then click on the Quicknote for the device you are trying to connect.
How to Access Your E-mail
To access your email, you can take a variety of different paths:
- You can go to the university homepage, www.umflint.edu, and click Email at the bottom of the page.
- You can type in email.umflint.edu into the address bar of your Internet browser.
- You can go to the university homepage and click QuickLinks, and then click Email.
How to Access Your Homedrive (H: Drive)
To access your homedrive, H://, on a university owned desktop, click the Start Orb, then click My Computer, then click H://. The H:// should have your uniqname as the drive name. To get to your homedrive from a wireless device while on-campus, just type the full path to your homedrive into the address bar of an Internet browser. The full path is \\homedrive.umflint.edu\home\your_uniqname. No one else can access your person homedrive, but you. To get to your homedrive from home you need to connect to VPN first then access it like you would if you were on-campus on a wireless device, with the full path. To set up a VPN, please search VPN on the Helpdesk Homepage, and then click the appropriate Quicknote for the operating system you are running for a step by step guide on how to set it up.
How to Access the Printing Services – PaperCut?
Students can print from university printers located in the computer labs across campus. Each student is awarded 400 credits for printing. One credit is equivalent to one, single sided print. If a student runs out, they can added credit through SIS. To learn more, search PaperCut on the Helpdesk homepage, and click What is PaperCut?.