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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!

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live chat           519-888-4567 x 44542     email        Help Desks ML 110 and HH 161 E/F

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  1. June 16, 2022Help reduce energy consumption on peak energy days!

    Did you know? During the summer months, Ontarians experience approximately 15 “peak energy” days, when energy is in the greatest demand. The amount of energy we use on these days typically drives a very large portion of the overall energy costs for the University. And a significant amount of the energy generated to meet this additional load comes from more emissions-intensive gas plants.

  2. June 2, 2022Internet Explorer (IE) end-of-life – June 15

    What is happening? 

    Microsoft is phasing out Internet Explorer (IE) 11. 

    When is this happening?

    This work will begin Wednesday, June 15, 2022.

    What do Internet Explorer users need to do? 

    These users should switch to another supported Windows browser such as Microsoft Edge, Chrome, or Firefox before June 15, 2022.

  3. May 10, 2022Service Interruption Notice

    Where is this happening?


    What is happening?

    Electrical Shutdown

    When is this happening?

    Saturday, May 14th, 2022 from 7:30am to 9:30am

    How does this affect the UW community?

    All 600V electrical in the PAS penthouses will be shutdown. All air handling units, animal lab exhaust fan and glycol pumps will be powered down for the duration. (Normal 120/208V power will not be impacted by this shutdown)

    Who to contact for more information?

    Tyler MacIntyre

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