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Box Storage at Clemson FAQ
Added on Wed, May 24, 2017
Box 1) What is Box? Box is a cloud storage solution adopted by Clemson as a location where users may store or share files. 2) How do I get a Clemson Box Account? In order to use Box for cloud storage, users with a valid Clemson... Read More
Box Storage: Offboarding Data
Added on Fri, Jul 27, 2018
Before a user leaves Clemson University (a student graduating, an employee leaving or retiring), he should take care of any data stored in Clemson Box. Once his user name and password no longer work, he will no longer have access to data stored in... Read More
Box Blocks TLS 1.0
Added on Wed, Sep 26, 2018
Starting on 8:00 AM PST on November 12, 2018, Box will block products and services using the TLS 1.0 encryption protocol. Affected users should get an email prior to November 12 warning them to upgrade their browsers and/or apps.  Click here to... Read More
Embed Box Files and Folders in Canvas
Added on Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Open Clemson Box ( and find the file or folder to be embedded in Canvas. Single click (to select) the file or folder, and click on the three dots, More Actions, Embed Widget. If you want to change the size, click on the Size... Read More
Clemson Box Secure Folders
Added on Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Box Secure folders provide for enhanced controls and a more auditable Box configuration. The secure folders are used when there is a need to store or collaborate on sensitive data. Box Secure Folders are owned by the university, but managed by the... Read More
Box for Office
Added on Tue, Sep 18, 2018
Box for Office is an app that allows Box users to save files from MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint directly into a account (including a Clemson one).  If you install Box for Office and open Word, Excel, or Powerpoint - when you save a... Read More
Box Sharing with External Collaborators
Added on Tue, Dec 18, 2018
If a Clemson user would like to share a Box folder with someone who does not have a Clemson user account, here are the steps to follow: 1) The non-Clemson user can go to and create a free public Box account. He should share the... Read More
Box Storage: Accessing Clemson Box account in Linux
Added on Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Currently, there is no Clemson Box App for Linux. Here are some instructions for Accessing Clemson Box account in Linux via WebDAV using command-line mount and other tools. There are two tricks to accessing a Clemson Box folder in Linux using WebDAV ... Read More
Box Apps
Added on Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Box Apps for Computer There are several slightly overlapping apps available for Box that allow you to see and edit your files. Note that none of these are required if you work from the browser, but all are nice add ons. We will provide a brief... Read More
Box Storage: My files are missing!
Added on Tue, Aug 21, 2018
There are several reasons for files to be "missing" from your Clemson Box. 1) If you are not the owner (even if you are the co-owner or editor), the owner may have: Left Clemson (retired, moved away, graduated...) and once his account is no longer... Read More
Box Storage: Logging in from Mobile Apps
Added on Fri, Jul 27, 2018
If you are on a mobile device, either from a browser or from a Box App, you should follow these instructions to log in to Clemson Box. Note that if you do not select "Single Sign On", it will be looking for a public Box account. The first screen you... Read More
Box Troubleshooting
Added on Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Here are some FAQ for Box Troubleshooting: 1)  Box Sync is not working. Try going to Control Panel/Programs (Windows) or Finder/Applications (Mac) and look to see which Box Apps are installed. If Box Drive and Box Sync are BOTH installed, you'... Read More