Move from Box@Scripps to a personal Box account

To move your files from a Box@Scripps account to a personal Box account, please follow the instructions below:


  • Create a new free Box account using a personal email address by going to if needed.
    • Click on the “Sign Up” link in the upper right.
    • Click the “Sign Up Now” button under the “Personal Free” column.
    • Enter information and click “Continue.”


  • Create a new Box folder in your Box@Scripps account.
    • From the “All Files and Folders” tab of the account, click on the “New” button in the top left.
    • From the sub-menu, click “Folder.”


  • Invite a personal Box account as a collaborator.
    • In the dialog box that opens from the previous step above,
    • Folder Name: Something like “Shared with personal account.”
    • Collaboration: Select “Invite people to upload or download files.”
    • Enter names or email addresses: Enter the name of the personal account.
    • Click “Okay.”


  • Move any content from your Box@Scripps account into this new folder.



  • Log in to the personal account, navigate to the transferred folder, and remove the Box@Scripps account as a collaborator.



Last Updated: April 2017