Box.com

Box is an online file sharing and cloud content management service and it provides features such as:

  • Security controls
  • Space
  • Mobility
  • Online collaboration
  • Mobile access
  • Version history
  • User management

Box.com is FERPA ready and has increased security on the application, network, and facilities level.  Box.com provides high-end availability and reliability with a 99.9% uptime.  Not only does Box.com already integrate with other online systems such as Google Apps, LinkedIn, and smartphones but also provides integration with existing systems by using OpenBox API.

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Logging in to Box.com for UIS:

  1. To access your account on Box.com go to https://box.illinois.edu/
  2. Select the option for University of Illinois At Springfield then click the Select this campus button
    Box.com Login step 2
  3. Type in your NetID and Password and click Login
    Box.com Login Step 3

Now you are ready to start using Box.com.

FAQ

Q. How do I change my personal Box account to a UIS Box account?

A. Change the associated email of your existing Box account to a personal email address (for example, gmail or yahoo). To do so, from the My Account menu, choose Edit/View Profile. Then, save all files you want transferred to your UIS Box account to your Desktop. Log into UIS’ Box (see directions above) and upload the files from your Desktop to your UIS Box account.