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Secure and Control Web Meetings

The Office of Information Technology has created a variety of resources with useful strategies for keeping meetings secure and guidance for taking action in challenging circumstances. Also, new security features have been added to Zoom. Keeping intruders out of web conferences Zoom: Key tips to avoid Zoombombing and unwanted meeting guests Webex: Best practices for secure meetings … Read More

Join us for CanvasCon Online!

What Is CanvasCon Online? CanvasCon Online a FREE global conference for educators, edtech experts, Canvas lovers, and Canvas lurkers. And for the health and safety of all attendees, it’s virtual. The event will be hosted live on October 15, 2020, at 10 a.m. in Sydney, London, and Salt Lake City. (Visit Instructure’s FAQ page for more info … Read More

Pass/No Credit option available for Summer 2020

This announcement is intended for students at Rutgers Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. The message below does not apply to students at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences or Rutgers Law School. Students will be allowed to choose whether they designate one or more courses to be Pass/No Credit (P/NC) for Summer 2020. The request form … Read More

Students: Pass / No Credit Deadline is May 22, 2020

This announcement is intended for students at Rutgers Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. The message below does not apply to students at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Note: Students enrolled in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy or the School of Nursing-New Brunswick should consult with advisors there regarding what options are open to you … Read More

Education Technology Partners COVID-19 Response and Emergency Preparedness

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many education technology partners have published or relayed to Rutgers Canvas information concerning emergency preparedness and contingency plans, as well as, additional resources and trainings that are available.  Some of the tools listed below are supported by the Rutgers Canvas Help Desk.  For those that are not supported, please … Read More

Education Technology System Status & Academic Continuity

In response to precautions taken to limit the spread of COVID-19, Rutgers University has dismissed classes early for Spring Break for Newark, Camden, and New Brunswick campuses and, as of this posting, moved classes online for the two-weeks following the return from break. There are some restrictions for RBHS courses as well.  As faculty begin … Read More

Important Update on University Operating Status Regarding COVID-19

March 10, 2020 Members of the Rutgers Community: Fostering a healthy community in New Jersey is core to the mission of our University. While at this time we are not aware of any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our community, we have been closely tracking its spread across our region. We have an imperative to … Read More

Campus Update: Coronavirus

Dear Rutgers Community, We understand that many of our constituents are concerned about the international outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). To help address some of these concerns Rutgers has published a landing page to provide accurate, timely and consistent information to the university community about the virus and the university’s activities to address the … Read More

Now Hiring: New Brunswick OIT Help Desk Student Consultant

Interested in working in the Office of Information Technology Help Desk or Labs in New Brunswick? Please visit the Student Consultant Jobs site to find out more and apply. Interested applicants do NOT need to major in Computer Science or Engineering. We are searching for people with well-rounded computer experience, strong interpersonal skills, and a … Read More

Progress in the transition to Canvas

The following message was sent to the university community on August 28, 2019. Members of the Rutgers Community: As the fall semester gets underway, we would like to provide you with an update on the transition to Canvas as the university’s official learning management system (LMS). The 2019-2020 academic year is expected to see significant … Read More