Computer systems account
The Rensselaer Computing System (RCS) userID is used to access email, the internet, WiFi, VPN, and most software/web applications. You must have an RCS userID before you can login to Rensselaer Self-Service and get a Campus Card.
Many Rensselaer systems (including the VPN) require Multi-Factor Authentication using Duo Mobile.
Human Resources, Payroll and Financial Management
The Rensselaer Self-Service system provides access to payroll, leaves and balances, parking options, tax forms, and time sheets.
- Access to RPI email to receive the activation link.
- A Rensselaer Identification Number (RIN) to login. (This nine-digit number is located in the lower left of your Campus Card.)