Current Students

For All

Access your Emails, Office 365 Apps and OneDrive:

MyRutgers Portal:

NetID page: to activate your NetID, change your password, create email aliases, set up Duo, etc.

Online Meetings or Courses via Webex:
Webex Instructions – (Powerpoint in pdf)
How to Join a Webex Meeting Video Conference

Educational Applications & Resources

All Educational Apps can be found under the Educational Portal at

Camtasia – (Powerpoint in pdf)
TechSmith (Camtasia) free training webinars.

Canvas or directly at

Canvas remote lecturing instructions

                Canvas Mobile Apps

                Canvas Live Course Instruction

                Big Blue Button video tutorials

George F. Smith Library

Other Applications & Resources


Microsoft Skype for Business:


Remote Desktop for Windows10:
How to use RD

Remote Desktop for Mac OS:

Software:  including Antivirus software

Remote Access VPN

Connect to the RBHS Network: Certain application and data access (Core H:, J:, K: drives or Research data storage on R:, S:, X: drives) will require the Rutgers Remote Access Virtual Private Network (VPN) through Cisco AnyConnect. VPN provides remote connectivity which mirrors direct access to the campus network. To register to use & setup the Cisco AnyConnect Remote Access (VPN) with Duo (two-step multi-factor) authentication , please follow these steps:

  1. If you are an existing VPN user, skip steps 2, 3, 7, 8, and 9. You are not required to register for VPN.
  2. New VPN access requests require an email be sent to requesting VPN account setup. Please state in you email that you have already completed step one of these instructions. Please wait for Email confirmation before proceeding to step 7
  3. If you are currently using Duo Two Factor Authentication, skip to Step 7
  4. Sign up for Duo two-step multi-factor authentication for VPN Remote Access at:
  5. Click on Set-up Two Factor Authentication in the left-hand navigation
  6. Click on Enroll Now and follow the instructions.
  7. After enrolling, go back to and choose the link for Service Activation in the left-hand navigation.
  8. Choose Remote Access VPN, Cisco AnyConnect Access for Rutgers.
  9. On your laptop, or remote computer, login, download and install the Cisco AnyConnect software at (WINDOWS) (MAC)
  10. Launch the Cisco AnyConnect client.
  11. When prompted for the server address enter
  12. When prompted for login/authentication, enter your netid and password, and the word push in the Duo Action field, or you may enter the 6 digit Duo generated code in the Duo Action field.

Remote Access your Computer

Visual guide:

Setup Remote Control Access on your offsite computer.

  1. Go to Start and All Programs and Windows Accessories.
  2. Open Remote Desktop Connection
  3. In the Computer field enter your computer name: (e.g.
  4. If you don’t know your work computer’s computer name click the following link from your work computer:
  5. Click Connect

Verify Power Settings and Remote Permissions on your work computer.

  1. Open up Power Options in the Control Panel. In Windows 10 you can get there from right clicking on the start menu and going to Power Options
  2. Click change plan settings next to your current power plan
  3. Change “Put the computer to sleep” to never
  4. Click “Save Changes”
  5. Please do not shut down your computer or you will not be able to connect remotely