How do you get started using BOX @RPI ?
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 basis. That is, one account per user.
Have a department or group that would like to use the BOX service?
You can sign up for a Box for Group by filling out the request form.
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?
- After 90 days. We recommend only putting things into the Trash folder when you are sure you no longer want them.
- Box support can restore items removed from your trash for up to 14 days. Click here for more information on how to make this request.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.