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Please do not create a Box account using your URMC email address. MD students will have URMC provided accounts created before orientation. If you are not an MD student and would like a URMC account, please contact the ISD Help Desk at or (585) 275-3200. is cloud storage that provides users with the ability to easily store, access and share files and folders anywhere they can connect to the internet. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is providing students with accounts to facilitate sharing of course content and collaborating within your PBLs. features

  • iPad app and native connectivity from several other iPad apps
  • Mac and PC desktop Sync applications
  • Drag and Drop" uploading of files (via browser or Sync folder)
  • Sharing, file versioning, & more

If you have already initialized your account, you may​ log in to Box.


iPadMany iPad apps provide easy ways to connect to your account. Additionally, there is a iPad app that provides the most common features. You can also use the Safari browser on your iPad to access the full site and manage your files/folders.

Desktop Syncing with for Macs and PCs

SyncBox Drive is the incredibly simple way to work with all of your files right from your desktop, taking up very little hard drive space. Open your Windows Explorer or Mac Finder to find every file you need, edit like you would any local file and save it automatically to the cloud. And, keep enterprise-grade security protecting everything you do. ​​

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