Technology Support: Box

What is Box?

Box stores documents in the could and allows you to access them on any device.


How can I access my files?

You can log in to your Box account at using your UVa-Wise username and password.


What can I store in Box?



Data Permitted in Box

Data Prohibited in Box

UVa Box & Official Box Apps (i.e., apps developed by Box, not third parties*)

  • Health information, including HIPAA-protected data
  • Social Security, passport, or financial account numbers
  • Credit card processing (PCI) data
  • Export-controlled research (e.g. ITAR, EAR)
  • Any other highly sensitive data (refer to University policy for examples)

Additional information can be found here