Availability: UCOP

Service Description

Box is a cloud-based service that provides secure file storage and sharing, and allows UCOP and non-UCOP people to collaborate on documents. With Box, users are able to share files and folders while controlling access, comment directly on files, manage and preview files in various formats, and access content through all major browsers and through mobile devices running iOS, Android and Windows mobile.

In addition, Box makes available over 1000+ compatible applications that leverage the Box platform. Box also provides a published API that allows for local development of Box compatible applications, including such diverse use cases as tools to sync data between devices, file transfer (FTP), storing SQL backups, file encryption, and faxing. Box also integrates with MS Office Online and provides a storage repository for those applications.

How to Order

Login to, enter your UCOP credentials and your Box account will be automatically created.

How to Request Support

Support is available M-F, 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Request support through the Service Hub or by contacting the IT Service Desk.


All UCOP staff, contractors, and associated personnel may set up Box accounts.


The cost of the service is covered by the recurring departmental IT utilities fee.

Additional Information

Information about using Box can be found in the Getting Started folder of your Box account.