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U of I Box, Leaving the University, Migrating your data

This page discusses options for moving your files saved on U of I Box when you leave the University

Personal Box account

  1. Create a personal Box account at using a personal email address (such as a Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail account).
  2. Log in to your U of I Box account (, and change the Owner for files and folders to your newly created personal account. Instructions on how to do that can be found here: Managing Collaborators: Transferring Folder Ownership
  3. Log in to your personal Box account and remove the U of I Box account from the collaborators list.
Be aware that personal Box account do not maintain version history or custom shared links and have additional limits on file upload size.

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KeywordsBox migrating moving sharing leaving deprovision   Doc ID53897
OwnerBox O.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2015-07-14 12:02 CDTUpdated2021-01-05 12:33 CDT
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