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UA Box is a free, unlimited cloud storage service provided for free to students, faculty, and staff of The University of Alabama via Box.com. UA Box is accessible on desktop and mobile devices, and it is encrypted both in transit and storage.

UA Box is also useful for sharing and collaboration – folders and documents may be shared among users for distributed editing and viewing. UA Box has robust permissions settings, allowing collaborators to be viewers or editors, and it keeps revisions of documents so that your work is never lost.

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Guides

You can find more tutorials and resources at the Faculty Resource Center as well as their schedule for workshops.

Cost

No cost for students, faculty or staff.

Eligibility

Departments Faculty Staff Students

About Your Account

UA Box accounts are automatically created for all students, faculty and staff.  Users may login to UA Box by visiting box.ua.edu.  You will be redirected to a myBama login page for authentication, then back to Box.  You may also login from the Tech tab of myBama. If you have trouble accessing Box, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Logging In

You may login using the button below or by visiting the Tech tab of myBama.

Login to UA+Box

Mobile Apps

Box is available on a number of platforms including iOSAndroid, and many more. Users will be able to login to those apps using any email address attached to their account. Simply search for Box in your app store.

Box Sync

UA Box can synchronize files to your desktop or laptop computers so those files are available even when you are not connected to the Internet. To do this, you can download the Box Sync add-on app available by clicking the cloud icon at the top of your UA Box page.

Box Sync is compatible with Mac OS X Lion (10.7) and above, and Windows XP and up.

CAUTION: You should never sync folders that contain sensitive or private information to computers not owned and managed by UA. In addition, all UA proprietary or confidential material must be removed from the account upon leaving the University.

Eligiblity and Cost

Current students, faculty and staff are all eligible to use UA Box at no cost.

Licensing Information

The service is not available to alumni or former employees. When a user is no longer an active student, faculty, or staff, they will be given the opportunity to transition their UA Box account to a personal Box account.

Software Information

Support

  • Students and staff may contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu
  • Faculty may contact the Faculty Resource Center at 205-348-3532 or frc@ua.edu

UA Box is a part of a partnership between UA, Internet2 and Box.com. It is funded through central administration of UA.