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Personal Box accounts, available to the public, are not related to the Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst service. Anyone can have a Personal Box account; if you choose to create one, use a non-UMass Amherst email address and password of your choice.
You can share files from your Personal Box account to your Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst account, being sure to follow appropriate security guidelines:
- What types of data are appropriate for my Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst account?
- Sharing files on Box
Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst accounts are available to all current students, faculty, and staff.
- For role account eligibility, see How can I create a role (non-individual) Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst account?
- For more, including information about creating your account, see Getting started with Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst provided by Box and Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst Help Menu.
|File size upload limit||250 MB||15 GB|
|Available storage||10 GB||Unlimited|
|Single sign-on integration||X|
Advanced collaboration features (e.g., full-text search, download stats and
tracking, version history)
Administrative console and advanced features
Enhanced enterprise logging features
Contractual protections for sensitive data
In some cases the file size upload limit can be 15 GB; for more about uploading large files, see What is the maximum file size I can upload to my Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst account?
For more information on sensitive data, see Understand Sensitive Data at UMass Amherst
For more information on Personal Box accounts, see Box Plans & Pricing.
Note: In addition to Personal and Enterprise accounts, Box also provides corporate accounts for business. These are not related to your UMass Amherst account in any way.