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Box at DePauw

DePauw is adopting Box as the default storage for work files enabling you to securely access, manage, and share your content from anywhere at anytime.

Why Box?

  • Provides secure and shareable network storage for collaborative and departmental file storage and management.
  • Enables the sharing of files for collaboration within and among campus offices.
  • Provides access to one's shared files when off campus.
  • Compatible with our mobile habits.

Timeline (Phased Approach)

Box will be rolled out to campus in a phased approach.

  • Staff and Faculty (March 2016 - December 2016)
    • Replace P: drives for staff and faculty with personal Box folders targeting the end of spring semester as the completion date.
    • Replace U: drives for staff and faculty with departmental shared Box folders targeting the end of Semester I as the completion date.
    • Arrange special use Box folders for authenticated access to campus-wide shared files for faculty/staff (e.g., replace using Drive for videos, etc.).
  • Students (Start date: January 2017)
    • Replace P: drives for students with personal Box folders.

Learn more

Step-by-step instructions on how to log in to Box and other details may be found on the IT KnowledgeBase Box: Default Storage for Files article.

Box Planning Team

  • Lynda LaRoche and Chad Wilson, Project Co-Coordinators
  • Kyle Croft, Box Implementation Analyst
  • Stacy Artis, Desktop Support
  • John Carrigan, Finance
  • Brooke Cox, Library
  • Misty Flagg, Hubbard Center
  • Adam Hughes, AIS
  • Jim Ketterer, Network
  • Jeff Miller, AIS
  • Karen Phillips, Business Office
  • Carol Smith, ex officio
  • Beth Wilkerson, FITS

Key Partnerships


Contact the HelpDesk at or (765) 658-4294 with questions about Box.