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Using Rutgers Connect

This cloud-based service is based on Microsoft Office 365 and includes email, calendaring, and many other collaboration, education, and business tools. Accounts are created for all faculty and staff at Rutgers. New employees will be able to create accounts through the “Service Activation” link on the NetID website. If you need assistance, contact the Help Desk. (IT Staff: See additional resources below).

Getting started

Instructions to help you start using email, calendar, and Microsoft Office services.

Email and calendar

How to set up your email and calendar according to your preferences.

Connect for mobile

To use Rutgers Connect on your mobile device, you must enroll it in Mobile Device Management (MDM).

Rutgers Connect FAQ

Get answers to questions about Outlook, OneDrive, Office 365 and more.

Apps FAQ

Find answers to questions about Microsoft Office 365, Groups, OneNote, and more.

Calendar FAQ

Learn about some commonly used calendar features in Rutgers Connect.

Related Connect resources

Microsoft Teams

Remote teams can easily collaborate using Microsoft Teams.

OneDrive

Store, sync, and share your work files in the cloud with OneDrive.

SharePoint Online

Collaborate with your coworkers using this content management system.

Rutgers Connect resources for IT staff

IT staff only

IT staff with specific questions about Rutgers Connect features can access our library of articles.

Connect Admin Tool (CAT)

Delegated administrators may access the Connect Admin tool here.

Exchange Admin Center (EAC)

Edit contacts, groups, distribution lists, and more using EAC.

Videos

Rutgers Connect is more than just email and calendars. It provides access to a variety of other tools such as Microsoft Teams, Microsoft To-Do, and Microsoft OneNote. Learn more about some of these tools in the training videos below.

Office 365 and Microsoft Teams

Outlook

Microsoft OneNote