Tech tips for students

Student tech support: Camden IT

Canvas Tips

Almost all your Rutgers courses will offer a Canvas site from which the professor can share announcements, documents, assignments, and more.

Kaltura Tips

Kaltura gives you a screen and webcam recording tool for Windows or Mac, plus a streaming video server (like YouTube, but just for Rutgers) where you can store and share your videos.

VoiceThread Tips

If your professor asks you to use VoiceThread in your Canvas course site:

Webcam Tips

LinkedIn Learning Tips

  • LinkedIn Learning Access and Certificates: find how-to videos and full courses in many topics, including technology, business, and creative processes. Examples include: editing video, Microsoft Word tips, graphic design layout, writing articles, test prep for GRE, and much, much more.

Software Available to Rutgers Students

More software may be available, but here are links to some useful tools. The Student Tech Guide should offer a complete list. Remember that all your technology support comes from Rutgers Office of Information Technology. In Camden, visit the help desk in Robeson Library, call 856-225-6274, or email

  • Log into Rutgers Software Portal for free and discounted software for students, including:
    • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more: Info
    • Microsoft Visio to “create detailed flowcharts, complete with shapes and connectors, text, pictures, and tables”: Getting started
    • Adobe Creative Suite, including PhotoShop, Premiere, Illustrator, Acrobat, and more: Info
      • Adobe Stock for royalty-free use of professional photos and images: Info