All faculty, staff, students and guests are assigned a Rutgers unique identifier known as a NetID, comprised of initials and a unique number (e.g. jqs23).
Please visit NetID activation link. You will need to provide some personal information in order to activate your NetID. Once you successfully entered the requested information , you will be requested to setup Security Questions and Answers and set a password . Your NetID will apear on the screen .
In order to access many of the electronic services available to you at Rutgers, you need to activate your Rutgers NetID.
You can obtain your NetID by clicking on "NetID Lookup" tool. Input your first name, last name, Dob and last 4 digits of your SSN
No, Your NetID will always be the same , however, your access to resources and services will depend on your active status.
You can change your current NetID password by clicking on "Change NetID Password". You will need to login with your current password
Yes , your NetID password expire once a year . Password expiration is enforced by the Central Authentication System (CAS) . If you login to a CAS protected web application, you will be promoted to change your password 30 days before your password expires.
You can reset your forgotten password by clicking on "Forgotten Password". You can reset your forgotten password in two ways:
- Via Security Questions and Answers. Choose this option if you have already set up your Security Questions and Answers. Leave the Activation Key field blank.
- Via the Activation key. If you also forgot your Security Questions and Answers, choose this option. You can obtain the Activation key from your Help Desk. You will need to use the Activation Key within 48 hours from the time it was issued to you.
If you have established any of the ScarletApps services and wish to use a method other than the web interface (such as a desktop email program or mobile device), you must set a separate password that you can use in your email program. It can be changed or set by going to 'Manage ScarletApps Mobile Password'.