Information Technology


Getting Started

How to log in to Xythos

  • Visit:
  • Enter your full email address into the Email Address box, including the
  • Example:
  • Enter your email password into the Email Password box.
  • Click OK  

Request for a Departmental Share

IT is happy to make available a 10 GB shared space for departments, committees, or for projects that require several UMass Boston faculty and staff to collaborate and share documents.

Xythos Departmental Share Request Form [pdf]

Please return completed form to:
IT Service Desk, Healey, 3rd Floor,
Attn: Xythos

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the IT Service Desk at 7-5220 or email us at

Turnaround time:
Please allow 5 business days for the creation of the departmental share

All the files that get deleted remain in their trash folder for 30 days and will be removed from there after that period automatically
Please note that there are no “restore” capabilities

Xythos Training

Attend a 1.5 hour introductory workshop and get a quick and informed start to online document management and collaboration. For the current schedule visit the Training Registration System.
The Xythos workshops are listed under Document Management & Collaboration - Xythos in the Technology category.

Xythos Support

Xythos FAQ Website:

Xythos login question: IT Service Desk – 7-5220 or

Xythos training and information: Katherine Ananis – 7-5264 or