UPDATE: The Sakai migration has been completed.
Microsoft To-Do, an easy-to-use app for creating to-do lists, is now available as part of Rutgers Connect.
To-Do is a simple productivity app to help you keep track of everything you need to get done. The app lets you create to-do items, assign due dates to them, and categorize your tasks with lists.
Microsoft To-Do was created by the team behind Wunderlist, a popular to-do list app now owned by Microsoft. Built on Microsoft Exchange and inspired by Wunderlist, To-Do brings you the best of both worlds: the simplicity of its predecessor combined with the security of Exchange, meaning that To-Do is both pleasant to use and suitable for tasks requiring HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance.
A number of To-Do features help you stay focused on your tasks:
- You’re able to categorize your tasks into lists, which can be assigned a color, a background scene, and (in the mobile and desktop applications) a label emoji.
- You can choose to collaborate on lists with colleagues, allowing others to mark tasks complete.
- A My Day list presents your tasks for the day. To help you prioritize, a feature called Suggestions scans all of your to-do items and suggests tasks to add to your My Day list.
As part of Rutgers Connect, To-Do integrates with Outlook Tasks, which can be accessed from both the desktop and online versions of Outlook, the email application for Rutgers Connect. When you create an item in the To-Do app, that item will also show up in Outlook Tasks. Likewise, items added to Outlook Tasks show up in the To-Do app.
For faculty and staff members using Rutgers Connect, Microsoft To-Do provides a simple and effective way to track tasks using a variety of devices. The app is available for iOS and Android devices, as well as via the web at connect.rutgers.edu (choose the “app launcher” in the upper lefthand corner, then look for To-Do among the list of “all apps”).
A number of Rutgers services will be unavailable from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March 11, due to planned technology upgrades.
These upgrades are needed to improve the capacity, reliability, and security of essential information technology systems.
Microsoft OneNote is one of the many collaboration and productivity tools available as part of Rutgers Connect. Although many people have heard of it, most are surprised at some of the lesser-known and innovative features of the digital note-taking application. This article will explore a sampling of the wide array of features OneNote has to offer.
University services interrupted by a power outage at a Rutgers data center on the evening of Thursday, January 18, should now be operating normally.
Systems used for student registration and related services were temporarily unavailable starting at about 1:10 p.m. this afternoon due to technical issues. The problem was corrected, and student systems were accessible within about an hour.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Apple has released new software, iOS 11.0.1, to resolve problems with sending email from Rutgers Connect and other Office 365 accounts. We advised users of Rutgers Connect to delay upgrading to iOS 11 last week because of this issue. Now that the issue has been addressed, we recommend upgrading to iOS 11.0.1 on your iPhone or iPad, as the latest version offers enhanced features and security improvements.
Please note that the latest version of iOS is not compatible with some older iPhones and iPads. Information about iOS 11, including a list of compatible devices, is available here:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your departmental IT support or the Help Desk:
An issue has been discovered with Apple’s soon-to-be-released iOS 11 and Rutgers Connect. This issue affects the ability to send email from your phone using the built-in email application on iPhones and iPads once iOS 11 is installed. The Outlook app is not affected.
At this time, we are advising users to delay installing iOS 11, which is due to be released tomorrow, until further notice. Apple and Microsoft are aware of the issue. We will notify you once the issue has been addressed.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your departmental IT support or the Help Desk.
Update: OIT has confirmed that NetID service activation and other related services have been restored.
MyRutgers portal issues are ongoing and being worked on with the highest priority. In the interim, please use the following direct links to commonly used services:
Rutgers Connect email: https://connect.rutgers.edu
Scarletmail Email: http://mail.scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Financial Management System: https://ecbg.fs.us2.oraclecloud.com/homePage/faces/FuseWelcome
We will provide an update as soon as possible.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the OIT Help Desk will be switching to a new phone system. When calling the Help Desk at 848-445-HELP (4357) you will hear a new automated voice and new menu options.
This new system will allow us to better serve the community with improved comprehensive menu options and enhanced capabilities such as scheduling a call back during periods of high call volume.
We welcome your feedback! Please call in at 848-445-HELP (4357) or email email@example.com with any questions, comments, or concerns.