File access off campus

There are different ways to access your Jönköping University files off campus.

Access home directory (staff) from a Jönköping University computer off campus:

On a Jönköping University PC:
Connect to JU via VPNopens in new window

On a Jönköping University Mac:

  1. Connect to Jönköping University via VPN - instructions
  2. Connect in Finder via Go > Connect to Server or keyboard shortcut Command (⌘) + K to the address smb://$/username but replace X with the same digit as of your home directory server and username with your own username.
    Ask IT Helpdesk if you don´t know the digit
  3. You may also connect to some common servers, on the address smb://


OneDrive is a cloudbased file storage and synchronization service included in the Office 365-service provided by Jönköping University. More information can be found on the OneDrive pages.

Data storage at JU

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Content updated 2020-05-08