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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.

Eligibility: 

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

or 

Email: help@oit.rutgers.edu