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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. Mar. 28, 2017UWaterloo Scholar upgrade- March 28

    What is happening? UWaterloo Scholar ( is being upgraded to 1.0.

    Why is this happening? This is the full release of UWaterloo Scholar and adds new features and functionality, fixes some known issues, and introduces some theming changes from the beta release. Release notes are available at

  2. Mar. 15, 2017SharePoint maintenance- March 22

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both and services.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, March 22 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23.

  3. Mar. 2, 2017Security warning- new phishing attempt to be aware of

    What is happening? New phishing attempt to be aware of- email from "Tim Topper" with differing subject lines including: Urgent: System Admin Mail Notice!!!

    IST Security has been notified and have taken the necessary steps to prevent additional emails being sent from this account.

    What should you do if you receive such an email? 

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