The Box service is a cloud based file- and synchronicing service accesable to the staff of University of Borås. Box is similar to the Dropbox service but also meets the requirements we as an authority must set.

Through the file- and synchronicing service Box you can make files accesable on the web, in your computers and in your mobile units thus you always have access to your files. You can also easily share your files with others.

Log in and create an account

You can access your files in Box via a web browser: hb.box.com.

After your first login via the web there is also the posibility to get access to your files via your mobile devices in the Box app. It is available for iPhone and iPad through App Store. Note! Use the alternative Single Sign On (SSO) when you log in via the app.

As an employee at University of Borås you get 100GB of storage  and can store any type of documents, with the restriction of a maximum of 5GB per document. See this guide create a Box account.


In the menu you can find guides for creating an account, upload and share files. More guides can be found on Box support (external link). If you need more support, you can contact our servicedesk Campus and IT services via e-mail: campusservice@hb.se.


In the document ”Informationssäkerhetsanvisning Användare” (dnr 074-11-19) you can read about how you as a user shall obtain a good IT security. In this document you can find information about he Universitys rules for information classification. You always need to be careful with how you handle and store classified information and sensitive personal data.

This service is provided by SUNET, the universities joint organization of infrastructure services. All trafic to and from the service is encrypted, and the files are stored encrypted at the supplier that meets the high safety requirements.