Faculty of Engineering

Saving your work FAQs

Find answers to common questions asked about saving your work.

Can I access work off my USB device in Engineering?

Yes. All of our computers are equipped with USB ports.

Can I purchase a blank CD, DVD or USB drive anywhere on campus?

The IC Helpdesks sell USB drives (payment by EFTPOS or credit card only).

The University Bookshop (UBS) located on level 1 and the computer shop located on level 2 of the Kate Edger Information Commons sells blank CDs and DVDs.

University Bookshop (UBS) 
Level 1, Kate Edger Information Commons

PB Technologies Computer Shop 
Level 2, Kate Edger Information Commons


Can I access my email and home drive from a device off-campus?

Yes, by visiting this site: https://afsweb.ec.auckland.ac.nz.

You will need your username and password (credentials) to log in.

Can I setup my AFS drive as a network drive on my laptop?

Yes. You will need to install the AFS client. To do this, please follow the instructions available atwww.ec.auckland.ac.nz/afs.htm.