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 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.)
RPI Alert (emergency notification system)
Connect to Rensselaer's Wireless Network (This requires an RCS userID and password.)
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Connecting from off-campus? The VPN lets you connect securely and access Rensselaer resources.
Rensselaer uses Microsoft Exchange server and supports Windows OS and Apple OS desktop clients.
Mobile - Access your Exchange mailbox by enrolling in our Mobile Exchange (MobEx) service.
Web Access - https://exchange.rpi.edu
Administrative applications (access all applications and data in one place, via Citrix)
- Imaging (Onbase)
Rensseleaer Health and Wellness Check-in