Use this documentation if you are trying to connect to any of our file services from any web browser, anywhere even mobile!

You can get to most popular CAD file shares from this web site: Try it out!

This provides the CAD community with secure access to CAD-hosted file shares without using VPN.
This web based solution has nuanced limitations and we anticipate problems when trying to upload either very large files or a very large number of files.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Go to
  2. Login using your RIT Username and Password

  3. You can select the share you wish to browse using the drop down menu in the upper left. (see image to the right)

    • My Shares - The entry point for our My Shares file share system. (Which can be managed at
    • Courses - Get access to course shares ( Faculty can manage their course shares at )
    • Transfer  -T his share is wiped EVERY night/morning at 3:00 am. This share is only designed to help move data from machine to machine quickly. 

    • Rendershare / Group Rendershares - Used to facilitate the use of the Muster Render Farm

    • Screenings - the SOFA end of the semester screenings submission