Category Archives: Computer Labs

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 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

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.

Nov 1 – No More Access to Old Messages on Eden and Pegasus

The Office of Information Technology completed its transition to ScarletApps (Google Apps for Education at Rutgers) on July 1, 2014.  Up to November 1, 2014, email can be accessed on  personal accounts on and to facilitate  the migration off these servers.  After November 1, 2014, all email stored on and will be deleted.  It will no longer be possible to retrieve old email messages from those systems.  Please take the time NOW to migrate all your email messages and contacts off eden and pegasus.  Email access for personal accounts on has already been shut off.

Since July 1, 2014, eden, pegasus, and clam have not accepted incoming personal email.  Existing Departmental and student organization email services were unaffected.  Other services (e.g., as shell access, programming languages/compilers, web site creation) continue to be  available on these servers.

More information is available on

Reminder: Labs Closed on July 4th, 2014


As we posted in a previous announcement about the NBCS Computer Labs Summer Session 2014 Schedule, the NB Computer Labs will be open during their normal summer hours today, Thursday, July 3rd.  All Computer Labs will be closed tomorrow, Friday, July 4th, in observance of the holiday.

All Computer Labs will resume their normal summer schedules on Saturday, July 5th.  Please refer to the link to the schedule above for more information (hours, locations, etc.).

Have a safe and healthy long weekend and holiday break!

Take the NBCS Computer Lab Survey for a Chance to Win a $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card!

Take the NBCS Computer Lab Satisfaction Survey!

We strive to give our students, faculty, and staff the best experience they can have in the NBCS Computer Labs.

If you have used any of the NBCS Computer Labs and any of the services we provide in the Labs, then please help us continue to improve our services, and tell us how we’re doing!

As an added bonus, if you take the NBCS Computer Lab Survey, you will be entered into a random drawing for a $25 gift card for Barnes & Noble! The drawing will be held in December 2014.

*NOTE: One entry per person per drawing. We welcome all your feedback. For the purposes of the drawing, each NetID will get only one entry. *

Take the NBCS Computer Lab Survey, and enter for a chance to win today!

NBCS Computer Labs Summer Session 2014 Schedule

The Computer Labs will be continue to be open during Summer Session 2014 for the benefit of students, faculty and staff who are on campus during the summer.

The NBCS Computer Labs schedule for Summer Session 2014 is now available online.

You can always find the most up to date schedules for all NBCS Computer Labs online here.