These instructions only apply to Clearinghouse PCs.

If you are not in the office, first make sure you are connected to the VPN. If you need help connecting to the VPN, see Using the Penn State VPN.

  1. Click the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of the screen to open the Start menu. Start typing in "This PC", then select "This PC" App and click on "Open".
    Screenshot of This PC in the Windows search results.
  2. If you already have a connection for Spokane, but it is giving you an error message:
    1. Right-click on the connection.
    2. Click on Disconnect.
      Screenshot of the option to disconnect a mapped drive.
  3. At the top of the window, click on the "Computer" tab. Then click on "Map network drive".
    Screenshot of the option to map a new network drive.
  4. You will see the Map Network Drive window containing the options for your new drive mapping.
    1. Select any unused letter from the Drive drop-down menu.
    2. Next to Folder enter: \\\CMFR
    3. If you would like this drive to be mapped every time you log on, click "Reconnect at sign-in".
    4. Click "Finish".
      Screenshot of the map network drive dialog box with the fields filled in as described.
  5. If you are prompted for credentials, use your Penn State email address and password.
  6. You should see Spokane mapped with your chosen letter. Click on the connection for Spokane to access it.