NetID Management

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Why do I need a NetID?

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). In order to access many of the electronic services available to you at Rutgers, you need to activate your Rutgers NetID. Your assigned NetID will appear on the activation screen.

What is my 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

How do I change my NetID password?

You can change your current NetID password by clicking on "Change NetID Password" . You will need to login with your current password.

What is ScarletApps Mobile password and how can I change it?

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'.

What do I do if I have forgotten my password?

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.
  • Via the Activation key
    Choose this option if you have been provided with an Activation Key.