Adobe Software Discount Program

The Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce the availability of a new discount program for Adobe products.  Under the program, all existing departmental VIP (Value Incentive Plan) agreements purchased through CDWG have been linked under a newly established Rutgers Linked VIP agreement.

Antivirus Software

Rutgers University Provides antivirus services for University owned equipment and Personal devices.

Departmental Support

Advanced technical support is available to academic and administrative departments throughout the University community.

Enterprise Device Management

The Office of Information Technology maintains a university-wide implementation of KACE, a centralized enterprise device management product offered by Dell. Dell/KACE is an all-in-one appliance architecture that is user friendly and quick to deploy. Departmental IT Staff can manage their own organization. OIT provides support and training. at Rutgers, now a subdivision of LinkedIn, features expert instructors and industry-leading content about business, technology, and creative skills. With over 6,000 courses and over 250,000 videos, there are options for every field, including leadership, project management, graphic design, photography, software development, and more.

Microsoft Campus EES Agreement

The Office of Information Technology has a university-wide Microsoft EES licensing agreement. The standard coverage for Windows OS upgrade, Office Professional, SQL and Enterprise CALs, and System Center CMLs are included in the agreement.


Qualtrics is a web-based survey service that Rutgers subscribes to. Our license agreement allows all faculty, staff and students to use the Qualtrics.

Rutgers Connect

Rutgers Connect is the central email, calendar, and cloud services system for faculty and staff. It is is based on Microsoft's Office 365 suite and is part of the President’s Strategic Plan for Rutgers University.

Rutgers Desktop Standards Program

Rutgers provides computer hardware standards for the purchase of equipment for faculty and staff. These standards are designed to lower hardware costs, maximize interoperability, and lead to efficiencies in technical support.


ScarletApps is the Rutgers implementation of Google Apps for Education. Rutgers has partnered with Google to provide these resources to the Rutgers community.

University Software Portal

The University Software Portal is the access point for site licensed and discounted software as well as SSL certificates. The portal application presents a personal view of the software available to the user as determined by his/her role at the University. Users can search by product title, functionality category or by software vendor. Transactions are processed using a standard shopping cart; payment can be made by credit card, check or purchase order. Products offered from major software vendors; Adobe, IBM/SPSS, Microsoft, Qualtrics, SAS, etc. The University's site licensed antivirus software is available through the portal. The University has a site license for security certificates; requests for Comodo SSL certificates are processed through the portal.