Map MavDISK or Department Drive On Mac


How do I map my MavDISK on a Mac?


This document outlines the steps to setup MavDISK for your Mac.

  • On-campus university computers: Mapping drive letters to MavDISK on state-owned desktop and laptop computers happens automatically.  The M: drive connects to your personal MavDISK folders, and the N: drive connects to departmental group folders.
  • On-campus personally owned computers: Follow the instructions below to map a drive to MavDISK. The instructions can also be used to map department drives. Note: If you are off campus, you must first either log in to WorkMSU or connect to the VPN (view VPN Windows instructions or Mac instructions).Then follow the instructions below.


1. Select Finder from your dock.

2. Select Connect to Server.... from the Go menu item.

3. Type smb://mavdisk/StarID$ (replacing your StarID for your StarID) or \\mavdisk\msu\group folders for department drives.

4. Next, go to Server Address: then click the + button to add the server to Favorite Servers. Click Connect

5. Next to Name:, type your StarID. Next to Password:, type your StarID password and click Connect.

6. Your MavDISK has now been setup.

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