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About Johns Hopkins Box

JHBox

Johns Hopkins Box (JHBox) is a cloud-based file sharing and file storage service which enables people to collaborate and share information and can be accessed through any device: desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet.

JHBox makes it easy to upload content, organize files, share links to files, and manage file and folder permissions. With JHBox you can collaborate with colleagues both inside and outside the Institution anytime, anywhere, from any device. In addition, accounts offer an ample 50GB of document storage space.

Features of JHBox

  • 50 GB of FREE space per user.

  • It's easy to upload content, organize documents, share links to files and manage file and folder permissions.

  • Collaborate on documents with colleagues both inside and outside the Institution seamlessly anytime, anywhere from any device.

  • Uploaded files are private and not shared unless you share them.

  • Maintains version history of your files.  Deleted files are kept in the Trash folder for 90 days, you have the ability to recover deleted files/folders from your account.

  • Uses your JHED ID and password to log in, the same way you do with many other applications and services at Johns Hopkins.

  • Meets all HIPAA and FERPA compliance standards for safe and secure file sharing

Who can use it?

JHBox is available for all faculty and staff with an active JHED ID. In addition, any Johns Hopkins user with a JHBox account can share files with students and others outside the Institution.

How much will it cost?

This service will be free to faculty and staff with an active JHED ID.

How do I get it?

To access your Johns Hopkins Box account:

  1. Login into the myJH Portal http://my.jh.edu with your JHED ID and password
  2. Go to the Cloud apps quick link and click on JHBox
  3. Once you have accepted the Terms of Service, you can begin using JHBox.

Where to get help?

Reference the training materials below for detailed instructions, or for additional help and information contact jhboxsupport@jh.edu

Helpful Resources & Training Materials