How to Log In to Box

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Logging in to Your Box Account

Here’s how to log in:

  1. Browse to Bowdoin’s LoginPortal:
  2. Enter your Bowdoin email address
  3. Enter your password
  4. Click Log In
  5. Authenticate with Duo Two-Factor Security
  6. Click on the box icon
  7. You will be redirected to the Box website where you will see the folders you have been granted access to.

If a staff or faculty member needs access to Box and it is not already on the home page of your LoginPortal after you log in, you can search for "Box" in the search bar that says "Launch App" or click on the Add Apps button in the upper right corner and search for "Box" there. If a staff or faculty member still cannot find it, please fill out the Box Folder Permissions Request form to be granted access.  Student employees are automatically granted Box access through their employment status in Workday.   If a student employee is unable to access Box, please contact the Service Desk at 725-3030 or

You can also log into Box directly at the Box website:

  1. Browse to:
  2. Enter your Bowdoin email address and click next.
  3. Click on Sign in with SSO instead of entering your password.
  4. Complete the login using Bowdoin's Okta single sign-on page.


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Box is used by some departments in order to work with student employees on departmental materials. Department employee who need to be able to share folders and invite collaborators in Box need to request co-owner access to their department's Box folder. Student employee access is automatic from HR and access should not be requested through this process.