Right-Click on the "My Computer" icon, and select "Map Network Drive".
Select the drive for your home directory (any unused drive will work),
then type "\\athena\home\username" in the "Folder" bar and click "Finish".
Type in "student\username" and your password then click "OK".
Creating a Shortcut to your home directory
Go into the "My Computer" folder, left click and drag the drive labeled with your username to the desktop.
The shortcut can now be found on your desktop.
To access the home directory simply double-click on the shortcut icon.