NetID & Related User Services

Google Groups through ScarletApps

As part of ScarletApps  Faculty,Staff and Students at the University have access to Google Groups

Google Groups provides the following services:

  • Engage in discussions about a specific subject.
  • Have a Group-based email address in the form of [GROUPNAME] with a Web-based interface for the Collaborative Group Inbox that automatically threads replies.  For more information on Collaborative Inbox please read
  • 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.


Guest NetIDs and Accounts

Accounts on the Office of Information Technology (OIT) faculty/staff systems are reserved for faculty and staff who are affiliated with the University. Guest accounts are available for individuals who are conducting University business and are directly associated with the University, but are not officially on the University's payroll.

Services Activation

If a user has already activated their NetID, they may use this tool to activate additional services. You can choose services for which you are eligible, including ScarletApps (Google for Rutgers), or locally provided email and website services.

Computer Labs

The OIT computer labs offer students, faculty, and staff access to computers, laser printers, class software, and computer classroom space.  There are over 15 computer labs across the four New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses, providing nearly 1000 workstations and over 40 printers.

NetID Activation

All faculty, staff, and students are assigned a Rutgers unique identifier known as a NetID, comprised of initials and a unique number (e.g. jqs23). In order to access many of the electronic services available to you at Rutgers, you need to activate your Rutgers NetID.


Printing is available at Office of Information Technology computer labs.  

You may print from lab computers, laptops, and mobile devices to black-and-white or color printers. Print jobs may be submitted from lab computers or wirelessly via RUWireless. 

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