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Box storage service now available

The following message was sent to the Rutgers community on March 1, 2019.

Members of the Rutgers Community:

Rutgers is pleased to announce the availability of Box, a popular service for storing, accessing, and sharing digital files securely. Box is free for all Rutgers students, faculty, staff, and guests. 

Benefits of Box
Rutgers chose Box for its fast, simple functionality, and intuitive controls for fostering collaboration on documents and other files. As a cloud-based service, Box can be reached anywhere, anytime. Box offers the following features, among many others:

  • unlimited, free online storage
  • secure data transfer
  • real-time editing, commenting, and sharing from any device 
  • necessary controls for security and compliance, including for Protected Health Information (PHI)

Why Box?
Box is the only university-endorsed storage service that is available for use by the entire Rutgers community and is certified to store restricted information.

For more information about what storage service is right for you, visit:

How to access Box
To sign up for your free Box account or learn more, please visit:

Once your account is activated, you can download the Box app via the web on any device, including Macintosh or Windows computers and iOS or Android mobile devices.

If you require assistance setting up Box, including the set-up of shared folders for a department, unit, or club, please contact your department’s IT staff or reach out to your local Office of Information Technology Help Desk:

Thank you,

Michele Norin
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

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