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Getting started with Rutgers Connect

The following instructions will help you get started using Rutgers Connect, the new central email, calendar, and cloud services system. Rutgers Connect is based on Microsoft’s Office 365 suite and is part of the President’s Strategic Plan for Rutgers University. All university email systems will be consolidated into this new single solution, which will be the official university email and calendaring system for all faculty and staff.

Enter connect.rutgers.edu into address bar

Open up a web browser and go to the Rutgers Connect webpage.

At the login screen, enter your Rutgers Connect Sign in address and your Rutgers NetID password, then click Sign In

Enter the following:

  • Your Rutgers Connect Sign In Address
  • Your Rutgers NetID Password

Click Sign In.

Most commonly used apps in the App Launcher

Once you are logged in you can click on the App Launcher at the top of the screen to see what applications are available with Rutgers Connect. Here are some of the more commonly used applications and the help pages associated with them.

1) Email Services – Help on how to use Mail
2) Calendar Services – Help on how to use Calendar
3) Office Online – Help on how to use Office Online