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Access to Rutgers technology resources for graduating students

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.

 

ServiceAccess maintainedAdditional information or suggested alternatives
NetID1 semester, or 120 days for RBHS students after withdrawal. After graduating, maintained as alumni.View additional information on the off-boarding process.
RUWireless SecureActive 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
Alumni EmailRutgers alumni have access to a Rutgers email account, as well as an option to establish a Rutgers forwarding email account.Alumni can learn about email forwarding or gaining access to their Rutgers email at the Rutgers Alumni Email Forwarding page.
BoxMaintained with an active student role at the university.Users can create a personal Box account on the Box signup page.
WebexMaintained with an active student role at the university.User can sign up for a free personal Webex account.
VPNMaintained 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@RutgersAccess maintained with an active NetID.N/A
PrintingMaintained with an active student role at the university.N/A
Learning Management SystemsAccess maintained with an active NetID.N/A
LinkedIn LearningMaintained 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 softwareMaintained with an active student role at the university.N/A