Location109 Whitesitt Hall
Fall and Spring SemesterMon - Thur 7:45am - 6:00pmFridays 7:45am - 4:30pm
Summer and Classes Not in SessionMon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Xythos is a online file storage repository that is accessible via the web or network share. Documents and files can be shared and edited by other Xythos users.
1. Account Setup2. Web Access3. Setting up a Windows Network Place4. Storage Limits5. Additional InfoAccount Setup
You must be enrolled in classes to create an account To create your account:
Browse to https://wfs.pittstate.edu
Click the link "Need an account? Click here" to create an account.
Click the link "Request PSU Xythos Account"
Log in with your GusPIN.
You will be presented with a confirmation page stating that your Xythos account will be active in 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes you can return to https://wfs.pittstate.edu and access your account.
The web address is https://wfs.pittstate.edu There is also a link on the PSU logins landing page http://www.pittstate.edu/home/logins.dot Log in with your GusPIN.
Setting up a Windows Network Place
A windows network place is similar to a mapped drive and provides quick access to your Xythos stored files. To set up a Windows Network Place:
Go to Tools and select Map Network Drive.
Click on the Sign up for online storage or connect to a network server link.
When the Welcome to the Add Network Place Wizard appears, click Next.
Select Choose another network location and click next.
In the Internet or network address: field: Enter https://wfs.pittstate.edu and click Next.
Enter a name for the network place(Example: Xythos) and click Next.
Now, in the windows explorer window under My network places you will have a new link to your Xythos account. When you click on it you will be prompted for your GusPIN. Enter it and you will see three folders: facstaff, group_shares, and students. Your ID number will be under facstaff for faculty and staff or students if you are a student. Select your ID number and your files will be available to you. If you would like you can click and drag your folder (or the files within it) to your desktop and make shortcuts directly to them.
Faculty and Staff have One Gigabyte of storage. Students have 512 Megabytes of storage.
Additional info can be found in the help section found at the top of the Xythos page.