Eden (Student Webpage Hosting and Organizational Account Email)

Eden is a central computing system that students on Rutgers New Brunswick/Piscataway campus use for a variety of services, including publishing web pages and group accounts.

How the service might be used: 

Eden can be used to: 

All email and data on Eden accounts are backed up for an 8 week period.  These backups are available/restorable by using the following online tools:

How to request this service: 

Students at the University can activate their Eden service by using the Services Activation Tool located at netid.rutgers.edu.  A Student Organization may request an Eden account by going to: https://oit-nb.rutgers.edu/service/student-organizational-accounts

A University Sponsor may request a Guest Eden account by filling out the following online form: https://guest-netid.rutgers.edu

Students looking for a personal school email account should activate a ScarletMail Account

In addition to a Student Organizational account on Eden, Student groups my also use Google Groups through ScarletMail.  Google Groups provide Student Organizations with the following services:

  • Engage in discussions about a specific subject.
  • Have a Group-based email address in the form of [GROUPNAME]-group@scarletmail.rutgers.edu with a Web-based interface for the Collaborative Group Inbox that automatically threads replies
  • Organize meetings, conferences, or social events among members of a group using a shared Calendar.
  • Have shared Calendars that can be accessed by members of a group
  • Have shared Documents and file storage through Google Drive
  • Have a shared website that can be accesed and maintained by members of the group
  • Read group posts through email, the online interface, or both.

No special setup is required.  For more information on Google Groups please read the Google Groups Servcies Page.


In order to activate an Eden account you must be a Student at the University.

Support Information: 

Documentation on using Eden can be found at http://oit-nb.rutgers.edu/documentation.

Contact Information: 

New Brunswick Computing Help Desk: (848) 445 - 4357


Email: help@oit.rutgers.edu