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U-M Box: General Information

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2017 09:44AM EDT

U-M Box is the University of Michigan's implementation of's cloud collaboration and storage service. U-M Box offers an easy and safe way to store and share files and collaborate with others, both within and outside of U-M. U-M Box is available to all current faculty, staff, emeritus, and students at the University of Michigan, including Michigan Medicine.

The University of Michigan offers M+Google Drive as another cloud storage solution as well. For more information about M+Google Drive, refer to the Quicknote here: M+Google Drive: General Information

Intended Audience:

With the partnership between and the University of Michigan, affiliates of the University are granted access to Box's cloud storage system.


This Quicknote is for general informational purposes and has no specific requirements.

Account Features

  • Unlimited storage
  • Share and discuss documents with others, inside and outside U-M
  • Access your files via the web and from a wide range of devices
  • Keep track of multiple versions of your document automatically
  • Lock documents while editing, so others can't accidentally overwrite your changes
  • Shared Accounts are approved for sensitive data and ePHI (HIPAA) 

Additional Information

Please check out the Ann Arbor Website U-M Box


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of U-M Box cloud service, please contact Ann Arbor's ITS Service Center for assistance.


Phone#: 734-764-HELP (764-4357)


If you have any questions or experience any issues with this Quicknote, please visit or contact the ITS Helpdesk for assistance.


Locations: 206 Murchie Science Building or 3174 William S. White Building
Phone#: (810)-762-3123 (option 1)
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