Rutgers is a large university with many resources. Technology provides students with access to the tools needed to succeed here at Rutgers and beyond. Below are guides for utilizing various online platforms.
Canvas Learning Management System:
|In this video, you will learn about your Canvas Dashboard and Global Navigation links. You’ll also learn about navigating a course and accessing assignments.
Canvas External Apps:
|External Apps add functionality to a Canvas course. For example, an instructor may want to include a study aid (flashcards, mini-quizzes, etc.) to help students better understand the concepts being taught. Learn more.
Course Scheduling and Add/Drop:
These videos are general guides for the process, tools, and systems associated with Course Scheduling. For questions about specific course requirements, or prerequisites, contact your School Advising Office. Contact information can be found at the end of each video.
Important Updates to Course Scheduling Terminology
These videos were created in Fall 2020 when all courses were offered remote/online. Registration tools have been updated to reflect the on-campus experience with in-person classes. Some screen shots and references may not consistently match the current Schedule of Classes or other course scheduling systems. The basic structure of the course scheduling systems and the steps to follow have not changed.
Check out the Academic Calendar for the dates and deadlines in which courses may be added or dropped, with and without a “W,” and registration periods are held during the semester.
Check out the FAQs for additional information related to course scheduling and registration.
For questions or help with Add/Drop, contact your School Advising Office
|This Overview video explains the key features of the MyRutgers portal for Students who attend Rutgers University. To reach MyDashboard, go to https://my.rutgers.edu and click the "login" button at the top right, then use your NetID and password credentials to log in.
Rutgers Handshake: Career Management
|The Office of Career Exploration and Success brings you Rutgers Handshake, your #1 platform for all things related to career success. Students can utilize Rutgers Handshake to access thousands of job and internship listings in the system, plus schedule appointments with career advisers, read employer reviews from other students, network with employers, register for career events, access exclusive online resources, and much more.
Definition of Terms 2023-2024:
|The words and phrases associated with attending college are often unfamiliar to new students. This glossary of terms, grouped in thematic areas, provides general definitions, as well as some Rutgers-specific definitions, to familiarize students with the words and terms used in regular communications. It also includes frequently used Rutgers acronyms.
Definition of Technical Terms:
|This site is provided by Rutgers IT and includes definitions and links to various technical resources on campus.
|All students are expected to know, understand, and abide by the Academic Integrity Policy. These short and engaging videos will help explain the policy, the difference between the types of violations, and possible sanctions for students found responsible for violating the policy. In addition, students will be introduced to the Honor Pledge which asks students to verify that they have not received or provided unauthorized assistance on an assignment or examination.
Big Blue Button (through Canvas):
Canvas Conferences, powered by BigBlueButton, is an open source web conferencing system for online learning. The LTI integration enables teachers to:
|Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Teams enables remote, global and dispersed teams to work together and collaborate through a common workspace, team chat, one-on-one chat, document collaboration and more.
Zoom Video Conferencing:
Zoom is a synchronous meeting application that allows:
Webex Video Conferencing:
WebEx is a synchronous meeting application to promote remote and online learning. As part of the Rutgers enterprise WebEx license, Canvas instructors can schedule Webex meetings and facilitate collaboration within Rutgers Canvas. The Canvas allows instructors to: