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Hello OWLbox, Goodbye MyBackpack

Next week, Computer Services will launch OWLbox as Temple's new resource for storing and sharing files and collaborating on projects. With the introduction of OWLbox, the website will be phased out as follows:

  • On August 15, your files will still be accessible for downloading from the MyBackpack website but you will no longer be able to upload files.
  • On October 15, the MyBackpack website will be permanently shut down and the link on TUportal will be removed.

Moving Your Files

For a convenient way to move your files off of MyBackpack, log into the mybackpack website, click on MyBackpack files and then Zip all mybackpack files and download to my desktop.


If you use MyBackpack to manage your web files, these files will remain on the Astro Unix system. See Managing Your Web Files for options on how to work with your files.


Stay tuned next week for more details on OWLbox, offering 50GB of free storage space!


If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk through the TUhelp web site at or call 215-204-8000.

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