Category Archives: Computer Labs

Change in Hours for Computing Help Desk and Labs

OIT Help Desk (848-445-HELP) will be closed on Saturday, 1/23/16, and will reopen for normal operation as of 2:00 PM on Sunday, 1/24/16.
OIT labs in New Brunswick / Piscataway will be closing at 9pm on Friday, 1/22/16,  staying closed all day Saturday, 1/23/16, and reopening at 2pm on Sunday1/24/16.
OIT labs in Newark will be closed on Saturday, 1/23/16.

Records Hall Computer Lab Closed

The College Avenue Computing Center in Records Hall is closed due to emergency maintenance.  We are advising all patrons to go to our remote sites in the College Avenue Student Center, Alexander Library, and the Satellite Computing Center.

The Satellite Computing Center will be open all night until 9 PM on Friday, 12/11/15.  It is located on 151 College Avenue next to the parking deck.

Satellite Computer Lab

Please visit the link below for OIT Computer Lab hours.

Hours of Operation

Update: Network Technical Difficulties

As of 8:30 AM on TuesdayApril 28th, the Rutgers University Network is continuing to experience technical difficulties related to a denial of service. OIT staff are continuing to work on restoring services.
We will provide status updates via email, Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RutgersIT) and the RutgersIT Blog (https://rutgersit.rutgers.edu)  as they become available.
We apologize for the continuing inconvenience.

Update: Network Technical Difficulties

As of 5:30 PM on Monday, April 27th, the Rutgers University Network is continuing to experience technical difficulties. OIT staff are diligently working to restore services.
We will provide the next status update via email and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RutgersIT) at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, April 28th.
We apologize for the continuing inconvenience.

 

Network Technical Difficulties

The Rutgers University Network is currently experiencing technical difficulties. OIT staff are aware of the issue and are working to restore services. Status updates will be provided as they become available.
If the Rutgers University Network is unreachable at any time, check https://www.facebook.com/RutgersIT for the latest status information.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Now Hiring: On-Campus Student Computing Jobs

New Brunswick Computing Services (NBCS) Help Desk and Computer Labs are holding their annual hiring drive for student workers from now until Friday, February 27th.  While these jobs start in the Help Desk and Computer Labs, promotion to ResNet and student supervisory positions is a real possibility.  ResNet student staff is responsible for troubleshooting network connectivity issues and clearing off malware on student machines while providing excellent customer service.

NBCS is looking for bright, self-motivated students with a knack for meticulous troubleshooting.  Working for ResNet, the Help Desk, or Computer Labs is a great starting point for students looking to work in Information Technology regardless of major.  If you’ve set up your own network at home, enjoy reading up on the latest gadgets that are coming out, and love to help others, please consider applying to NBCS.

All majors are accepted and no experience is required.  Hundreds of positions will be available for the Fall 2015 semester and training will be paid over the summer. Working at NBCS makes for a great addition to any resume and it’s a solid opportunity to build technical skills.

 For more information and to apply, please go to consultantjobs.rutgers.edu

College Ave Computer Lab (Records Hall) – Internet/Printing Down

Essential computing equipment was damaged by a water leak and is affecting Internet access in the Records Hall lab in addition to disrupting OIT printing on the entire College Ave campus.  We are working diligently on the issues.  We will post an update when available.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Distributed Denial of Service Attack

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) became aware of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack that began around 10 PM on 11/19/2014 which affected various Rutgers services.  OIT staff are continuing to investigate and resolve the problem. Status updates will be posted here when available.