If you are using SharePoint to manage files, you may want to migrate your data to Box. Follow these instructions to transfer your files to Box.

Step 1

Download the Box Sync installer.

Step 2

Follow the directions on the Box Sync installer to complete installation.

Box Sync download screenshot

Step 3

Open Box Sync. You will be prompted to authenticate into Box.

Select “Use company account credentials.”

Step 4

Enter your University of Rochester email address, then click Log In.

Box screenshot

Step 5

You will be redirected to the University of Rochester’s authentication page. Enter your NetID and password, then click Login.

Box screenshot

Step 6

You can select “Customize Folder Settings” to change which folder is synchronized or select Start Syncing to use the default folder.

Box Sync screenshot

Download Your SharePoint Files Using Windows Explorer

Using Internet Explorer as your browser, navigate to your list.

Select Actions. From the drop-down menu, click Open with Windows Explorer.

Windows Explorer screenshot


Drag documents from the SharePoint Windows Explorer folder to your Box Sync folder.


Windows Explorer screenshot


Remove files and folders from SharePoint as you go.