If you are a student who is graduating from Rutgers University, your access to various IT services will change after your graduation date. Below is a chart that highlights what will happen with specific IT services including how long you will have access to them and what alternative solutions are offered through Rutgers.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk.
|Service||Access maintained||Additional information or suggested alternatives|
|NetID||1 semester, or 120 days for RBHS students after withdrawal. After graduating, maintained as alumni.||View additional information on the off-boarding process.|
|RUWireless Secure||Active role required. Alumni access is maintained.||RUWireless for non-affiliate access|
|Student Email (Rutgers Connect, ScarletMail)||1 semester, or 120 days for RBHS students after withdrawal. After graduating, ScarletMail maintained for alumni.||ScarletMail for alumni|
|Box||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||Users can create a personal Box account on the Box signup page.|
|Webex||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||Users can sign up for a free personal Webex account.|
|Zoom||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||Users can sign up for a free personal Zoom account.|
|VPN||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||N/A|
|Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)||Once a student graduates or departs the University, the free student license for Microsoft Office will expire. A student will have 30 days after losing the student role before the Office applications go into a read-only mode with limited functionality.||Personal purchase of Microsoft Office|
|Sites@Rutgers||Access maintained with an active NetID.||N/A|
|Printing||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||N/A|
|Learning Management Systems||Access maintained with an active NetID.||N/A|
|LinkedIn Learning||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||View additional information on how to transition your Rutgers LinkedIn Learning account after you leave or graduate from the university.|
|Antivirus software||Maintained with an active student role at the university.||N/A|
|Adobe Creative Cloud||Adobe Creative Cloud is available for active students, faculty, staff, and sponsored guests. Alumni, retirees, and emeritus will not have access at this time.|| |
Users can follow the instructions from Adobe on how to manually transfer their data to a personal account when leaving the university. Students, faculty, and staff will be unable to access Adobe applications and storage when their account is deactivated.