NetID is the Network Identifier (account) that UConn issues to allow faculty, staff, and students access to select University computing services. The NetID is intended to be a purely unique, irrevocable, persistent identifier for each individual in the University Community. To read more about the NetID, read UITS’ FAQS About Your NetID.
A portlet is a web-based component that generates dynamic content. End users see portlets as specialized areas of content area that occupy a small window within a web page. Portlets can be used to receive and display different types of information, including news stories, travel information, local weather, etc. Some portlets provide users with the capability to customize content, appearance, and position of the portlet.
RSS, also known as Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary, is used to publish frequently updated content such as blogs, news headlines, podcasts, and event calendars. RSS feeds can be a summary or full-text of content found on websites. RSS feeds have become a standard feature of the web for the delivery of news and other content. Most websites that deliver news and events content offer an RSS feed.