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MTSU ID is required to enter the lab after 10 pm.
University Lab Hours

Open 24 hours:
Monday through Thursday
Fri 12AM - 10PM
Sat 9AM - 10PM
Sun 1PM - midnight

Scheduled Closings

Labor Day Holiday
Fri, Aug 29th @ 11:59PM
Reopen: Tue, Sept 2nd @ 7AM

Fall Break
Fri, Oct 10th @ 10PM
Reopen: Wed, Oct 15th @ 7AM

Thanksgiving Holiday
Wed, Nov 26th @ 4PM
Reopen: Sun, Nov 30th @  1:00PM

Close for End of Semester
Thu, Dec 11th @ 11:59PM

Using FTP to download files from the S-Drive (S:)


The computer lab allows access to the S-Drive (S:) through the Internet. You will use this method if you don't have access to the S-Drive (S:) from your computer. This is the case if you use your computer at home, office, or dorm. To access the S-Drive (S:) you will need a computer with a modem, Internet connection and any FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program.

Downloading and Installing FTP Program

  • Download the WSFTP program to access the S-Drive.


Example of Connecting to the S-Drive (S:) using WS-FTP

  1. Connect to the Internet as you normally do.
  2. Use your FTP program to connect to the S-Drive (S:). The session details are (use lowercase letters):
    1. Host: raptor1.bizlab.mtsu.edu 
    2. User ID and Password: provided to students only
  3. You should see a screen similar to this.
  4. Change to any teacher subdirectory and select the file(s) you need to download.
  5. Download files to your home computer by selecting them from the right window and clicking the left arrow key Left


Please notice that if you do not have FTP you can use any web browser.

The S-Drive (S:) is intended to be used only for academic purposes. No private, sensitive or confidential information should be saved or shared through this network resource. The COB Business Computer Lab is not responsible or liable for the privacy, data security implications nor the contents of the documents.