Box @RPI

-- Box @RPI --

What is Box?
Box is a cloud file sharing services like Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft OneDrive that provides end users with the ability to access files with any Internet-capable device from almost any location. Users can grant access privileges to other users as they see fit, allowing them to share files with co-workers, students, administrators, and colleagues around the world.
What does it cost?
Box is being offered to Rensselaer faculty, students, and staff, free of charge.
What are the features of Box?
  • Online Storage (50gb storage, 15gb max file size)
  • Secure File Sharing (Security & Privacy Details >>)
  • Box Sync (easily access all your files that are in the cloud from your desktop)
  • Permission Controls (allows you to control exactly who has access to your files)
  • Version History
  • Box Mobile App (access all your files from any of your devices)
  • Multi-layered encryption
  • Secure Box-hosted backup

Get started with Box:

  1. First time users:

    Student, faculty, and staff can activate their accounts instantly
  2. Registered users:

    You must be registered with Box in order to log in
  3. Get Box Apps:

    Download a variety of Box apps for Windows, Mac, Android, & iOS



    Please Note: Box storage is not suitable for most institutional data classified as "confidential."
    For more details see our Box Security & Privacy page.