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  • The Arts Computing Office (ACO) provides students, faculty, and staff within the Faculty of Arts with computing accounts, computer lab and printing access, technical support, and more!
  • General enquiries: ACO administrative extension is x84542

Need computing help?

Visit the ACO Help Desk in Psychology-Anthropology-Sociology (PAS) 1077
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Call: 519-888-4567 x 33190

Need help after ​hours?

Visit the Davis Centre (DC) Library Information Technology (IT) Service Desk
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-8:30pm
Call: 519-888-4567 x 31764

  1. Oct. 27, 2016Microsoft Exchange servers reboot - October 31

    What is happening? All Microsoft Exchange servers require a reboot.

    When is it happening? Monday, October 31, from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

    Why is it happening? To prepare the domain and servers for the installation of Microsoft Exchange 2016.

    What will the impact be? Users will still be able to access their mailboxes during the maintenance window but they may be required to re-authenticate.  

  2. Oct. 20, 2016SharePoint - maintenance - updates

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of Information Systems & Technology (IST) services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers.

    When is this happening? Thursday, October 27 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday, October 28.

  3. Oct. 19, 2016Update: Issues sending email from uWaterloo email addresses to or email addresses

    What is happening? 

    Users have been reporting that they are still experiencing issues sending emails to accounts from University of Waterloo email addresses.

    How will I know if my message has been rejected or delayed?

    If email is delayed: 4 hours after the email message has been sent, users will receive an email informing them that their message has been delayed.

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