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U of I Box Online Cloud Content Service (Informational Offer)

U of I Box Online Cloud Content Service (Informational Offer)

Eligibility: UIC Faculty, UIC Staff, UIC Students, UIS Faculty, UIS Staff, UIS Students, UIUC Faculty and Staff and UIUC Students.
U of I Box Online Cloud Content Service (Informational Offer)
This is an Informational offer for U of I Box.
Total Price:Free
Information Offer
Payment Type: Credit Card


What is U of I Box?

U of I Box is the University of Illinois' instance of leading online cloud content service, U of I Box will provide content management services, mobile access to files, online collaboration workspaces, FTP, and general document management to U of I students, faculty, and staff with a high degree of functionality across multiple desktop and mobile platforms.

Please read the University KB article for additional information about using U of I Box.




U of I Box Provides:

  • 50 gigabytes of storage for students, faculty, and staff--far more than eDocs, Webdisks, or Netfiles
  • Secure, legal storage and access of confidential FERPA data
  • Mobile security that is on par with desktop security
  • The ability to share files with other campus users or with people from other institutions, companies or the general public (e.g., vendors, grant agencies, media outlets, etc.)
  • The ability to share files through online course management systems such as Blackboard and IllinoisCompass 2g
  • The ability to create dropboxes into which students can turn in their assignments without violating each other’s FERPA confidentiality
  • The ability to upload, download, and stream audio or video using Box’s integrated media players
  • Mobile versions (available at that enable collaboration on Android, iOS, and other html-compatible mobile browsers

Additional Information

To retrieve important information, such as download links, configuration details, codes/serial numbers, and installation instructions, login to our website, and click on Order History.
Find this offer on your list and click on the blue order number to open the order page. Be sure to scroll down below in download links to view information located in the yellow section.

You can also go right to the order by clicking on the Order Details link in the upper right of your WebStore email receipt if you have that handy.

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