U-M Box Features & Benefits



  • Unlimited storage (generous maximum file upload size of 15 GB)
  • Edit files directly from the browser with Box Edit
  • Access your files via the web and from a wide range of devices
  • Work with files directly from your desktop with Box Drive


  • Share and discuss documents with others, inside and outside U-M
  • Keep track of up to 100 versions of your document automatically
  • Lock documents while editing, so others can't accidentally overwrite your changes
  • Find out who previewed and downloaded your documents with Access Stats
  • 7 permission levels provide just the right amount of access
  • Accept uploads to a folder via email or web widget
  • See your collaborators’ recent activity on files



  • Box adheres to the highest industry standards for security, covering areas such as:
    • Data encryption
    • Administrative auditing
    • U-M's Single Sign On and Multi-factor Authentication
    • Role-based access controls
    • Password-protected and time-based file sharing
  • Recover deleted files for 30 days
Important: Follow these guidelines when working with sensitive data in U-M Box.

Extending Box

  • Connect your U-M Box data with other applications and services via Box apps.
Important: only official Box apps are covered by our contract and should be used with sensitive data.