Box @RPI Help

How do you get started using BOX @RPI ? 

Register for an account

Have questions about using the BOX service and interface? 

Try the Box Community Training Page

How do I collaborate with colleagues outside of Rensselaer?

Can I have another BOX account? 

Currently, Box @RPI is being rolled out on an individual bassis. That is, one account per user.

Have a department or group that would like to use the BOX service? 

In the near future, we will be rolling out Box for Groups, please contact us at to register your interest or simply, for more information.

Is there a quota, or a maximum file size? 

Box @RPI user accounts are currently limited to a 50gb quota and a max individual file size of 15gb.

When are contents of Trash deleted? 

When do links to view/share content expire? 

Links created to share files and folders will, by default, expire after 100 days. This can be modified on a per file and per folder basis by each Box user.

What happens to my BOX @RPI content when I leave Rensselaer? 

  • For employees, a delegate will be assigned by your department for all electronic assets, and that individual will assume responsibility for data stored in the BOX space.
  • For students, you can request to have your RPI Box account migrated to a personal Box account, with a maximum of 50gb, free of charge. Contact us at for more information.