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Rutgers provides a variety of email services for members of the Rutgers community. Please see the descriptions and links below to access your account(s). If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the Help Desk.


What is a Net ID?

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. You can activate your NetID by visiting:

You will need your NetID to use the many of the tools below. Select the tool you need for the system on which you receive email.



Scarletmail – ScarletApps is the Rutgers implementation of Google Apps for Education.

The ScarletApps suite includes the core Google hosted applications; Gmail, Docs, Calendar, Talk, Video and Sites. In addition to the core suite, Google has added dozens of additional apps to the Google Apps for Education program. To view the full list of applications available on ScarletApps and their respective Google Terms of Service, see the Available Apps page.

ScarletApps provides a wealth of resources for communication and collaboration that can enrich the learning, instructional and work environments of Rutgers student, faculty and staff. We encourage you to explore the possibilities.

Login at:


Faculty and Staff

Connect – Rutgers Connect is the central email, calendar, and cloud services system designed for faculty and staff, based on the Office 365 suite by Microsoft

Login at:


New Connect Accounts – New accounts are issued to faculty and staff members automatically when they activate their NetID. To request a Connect account for a member of the university community that does not have an account by default, for example a student worker or guest, please send an email to with the following information: Name/NetID of Sponsor, Department, user’s Name/NetID, and reason for account.


Connect Tools – There are several types of resources and tools available within Rutgers Connect, please see the resource and tool definitions below along with links to submit change requests to the Help Desk.

To access Rutgers Connect help, including tutorials and FAQs please visit:


Help Desk

Location: Hill Hall, Room 109

Phone: (973) 353-5083