Windows Off Campus - Adding an ONID Drive


These instructions are for connecting your Windows computer to the ONID home directory will If your Windows computer is not on the OSU network, or the On Campus instructions do not work for you, you can use any SSH-based secure file copy program.

We recommend WinSCP to securely transfer files between your computer and your ONID account:



  1. Start WinSCP.
  2. Go to the Session page.
  3. "Host name" should be set to
  4. "Username" should be your ONID username.
  5. "Password" should be your ONID password.
  6. Click Login to connect.  You may be asked for your password again.
  7. If you are asked "Continue connecting and add host key to the cache?", click Yes.
  8. To transfer a file or directory from your ONID account to your computer, simply drag-and-drop the item from the right side to the left side. To transfer a file from your computer to your ONID account, drag-and-drop the item from the left side to the right side.
  9. To close your connection and exit WinSCP, click on the Commands menu and choose Quit.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 45708
Wed 1/3/18 1:20 PM
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