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University Box Service

Online File Sharing and Cloud Content Resource

UR Box is a service provided by the University of Rochester to faculty, staff and students, which allows online/offline collaboration.

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Box Features

Co-AuthoringCreate documents, take notes and share ideas in real-time with anyone.
SyncingBox Sync automatically synchronizes content you designate between your desktop and/or mobile device and Box account. Enabling you to access your important information on or offline.
 CollaborationAllows collaboration with both UR and external non-UR individuals.
Discussions and CommentingAdd comments to specific files or exchange feedback with team members using discussion threads, so everyone's in the loop.
Version HistoryUR Box users can view previous versions of files even after changes are made and new versions are uploaded.
Web DocumentsCreate wiki-style documents right inside Box to share meeting notes, ideas and manage projects. Invite others to contribute and edit.
TasksKeep workflow organized by assigning tasks to approve, review or update files.
Full-text searchUR Box users can search for files with Box's full-text search engine, which lets you search for documents, presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs and more based on file content.

See a full feature listing at: Feature list

Getting Started

To obtain a Box account please contact the Group Admin you or your department are affiliated with. If it is not listed, please Submit a Help Request.

Permitted Use of UR Box

The use of a Box account is for University of Rochester business only and should never contain legally restricted information such as Social Security Numbers (SSN), Patient Protected Health Information (HIPAA), Student Information (FERPA), Protected Health Information (PHI) or Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Please read the following for further details.

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