Accounts and Access

Includes Rensselaer Computing System (RCS) userID, Rensselaer Self-Service access, password support, guest accounts and more.

Campus Card

Upon their arrival to Rensselaer, all members of the campus community are issued an official ID card.

Guest Accounts

A faculty member, staff member, or a department can sponsor a guest account for elevated access to campus resources.

Leaving RPI

Individuals who leave RPI lose access to their RCS accounts and email.

Rensselaer Computing System (RCS) ID

All faculty, staff and students are issued a unique RCS ID and initial password, which provide access to the computer network, printing services, WiFi, email, and many Rensselaer applications, including the Learning Management System (Blackboard).

Rensselaer Identification Number (RIN)

Each member of the campus community has their own unique nine-digit Rensselaer Identification Number (RIN) that is required to access Rensselaer's Self-Service system.

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