Duke Box

DKU students, faculty and staff have access to Duke Box, a secure web-based file storage and collaboration service also shared by Duke University and Duke Medicine.  With Box, users can access, store and share content securely with Duke and non-Duke users — anywhere, anytime, on any device.

Each DKU user has 50 gigabytes (GB) of storage on Duke Box, and can choose to share folders they create with other users, including people outside DKU and Duke. Courses and departments may choose to create folders for sharing class materials, work documents and other materials.  Box Sync clients for Windows and Mac allow you to keep files up-to-date between Duke Box and a personal computer, while clients for Android and iOS give users access to files/folders from their mobile devices.

Access Duke Box at

More about Duke Box:

  • Find more instructions and help using Duke Box at
  • DKU faculty/staff planning to use the service should review Duke Box’s Security & Usage Practices, including restrictions on the use of Duke Box for certain kinds of sensitive and restricted data.

DKU HomeDir

DKU Home Directories (DKU HomeDir) provide DKU students, faculty, and staff 100 gigabytes (GB) of secured and on DKU premise storage on network disk mounted to your computer for file store and sharing.

For DKU owned computers, there will be policy pushed to your computer to mount automatically. You can also mount the share to your Windows and Mac computer by following manuals.

Other Network Storage

Faculty and staff requiring networked storage solutions beyond Duke Box should contact DKU IT.