Arts Computing Office home
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!
Need computing help?
Need help after hours?
Visit the Davis Centre (DC) Library Information Technology (IT) Service Desk
Call: 519-888-4567 x 31764
General administrative questions?
ACO administrative extension is x 84542
- Aug. 19, 2017
What is happening? Netapp storage maintenance will be performed to apply a vendor update. This work will impact all clients using a file* share.
When is this happening? Saturday, August 19 between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
What is the impact? During the maintenance window there will be several 1-5 minute interruptions in service. This work will affect all clients (faculty, staff and students) using a file* share, including:
- July 24, 2017
The IST security team has received reports that University of Waterloo users are receiving malicious phishing emails impersonating the university’s president, Feridun Hamdullahpur. Be extra cautious of an email that would look similar to the below text:
From: Feridun Hamdullahpur
Subject: Message from Office of the President Feridun Hamdullahpur
Office of the President Feridun Hamdullahpur sent you a secure message, View secure message now.
Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur
President and Vice-Chancellor
University of Waterloo.
- July 23, 2017
What is happening? Migration of WCMS production (live) sites to their own dedicated database structure will begin Sunday, July 23. Point of Contacts (POCs) will be notified prior to their site(s) being migrated.
Why is this happening? IST is working to improve the stability of the databases that serve the WCMS.
When is this happening? Between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., beginning Sunday, July 23 and continuing on additional nights until all sites are migrated (approximately two weeks).