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Office of Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is Rutgers’ enterprise IT office. OIT provides universitywide services and support and collaborates with department and unit IT professionals on projects and initiatives for the Rutgers community.

What we do

From wireless connectivity to email, OIT’s services are essential to life at Rutgers. 

OIT Help Desk for tech support

High-speed network and wireless internet

Email via Rutgers Connect and ScarletMail

High-performance research computing cluster

Antivirus software and tools for safe computing


The Office of Information Technology is divided into these divisions serving the university community. Meet the Executive Leadership Team.

Advanced Research Computing

The Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC) provides strategic leadership in advancing research through next-generation computing, data science, networking, and creative learning environments. OARC collaborates with the university’s IT professionals, the Office for Research, and the academic and research communities, both internal and external.

Enterprise Application Services

Enterprise Application Services (EAS) develops and supports enterprise application software at Rutgers, including Cornerstone,  the myRutgers portalNetID, Rutgers Connect, and ScarletMail. EAS units include Administrative Systems, Banner Administrative Services, Identity Management, Messaging and Collaboration Services, Middleware Application and Data Management Services, the Project Management Office, and Student Systems and Application Consulting.

Enterprise Infrastructure

Enterprise Infrastructure (EI) offers a wide range of IT expertise and services to operate and support the university’s network and computing infrastructures. Key areas of responsibility include data centers at various Rutgers locations, firewallshosting services, the Rutgers network, the Rutgers Virtual Private Network, Rutgers Active Directory, RUWirelessvoice services, Webex videoconferencing, and more.

Health Sciences IT

Health Sciences IT takes key steps to standardize and improve security, develop policies and procedures, and deliver efficient, reliable services to the health sciences community at Rutgers, working with various units within Rutgers Health, the health care education, research, and clinical division of the university.

Information Security Office

The Information Security Office establishes and manages policies, monitors compliance, and manages a comprehensive education and awareness program for IT risk and information security. Key areas of responsibility include IT policies and security.

OIT Finance and Administration

The OIT Finance and Administration division manages the Office of Information Technology budget and handles a variety of other areas, including billing, facilities, human resources.

Contacting OIT

If you’re not sure who to reach in OIT for assistance, please reach out to the OIT Help Desk at or 848-445-HELP.