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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. Sept. 27, 2016Software updates: Firefox and Google Chrome - September 27th

    What is happening? The following software updates will be made to all Faculty of Arts computers:

    • Firefox 45.4.0 ESR
    • Google Chrome 66.184.16500 (53.0.2785.116)

    When is this happening? Tuesday, September 27 at 10p.m.

    What do you need to do before the upgrade begins? Please close any open web browsers. If you forget to close them, a task sequence will close them for you, however your work may not be saved.

    Additional resources:

  2. Sept. 23, 2016Yahoo! data breach - September 23

    What is happening? The public is now finding out, in September 2016, that there was a significant data breach at Yahoo! in 2014. The personal details of Yahoo! account holders, including password hashes, were leaked. Yahoo! reports that approximately a half-billion of accounts were affected. Since many members of the University of Waterloo community forward their e-mail to Yahoo! accounts, Information Systems & Technology (IST) strongly recommends that those affected change their Yahoo!

  3. Sept. 21, 2016Media Resources is moving September 24

    Media Resources, currently in Mathematics & Computer (MC) 1050, will be moving on Saturday, September 24 to its new space in MC 1007. Media Resources is the office where instructors can sign out podium keys and fobs for e-classrooms.

    On Friday, September 23, the office will be closing at 2:30 p.m. to prepare for the move.

    Media Resources will re-open at its regular time on Monday, September 26 in its new location, MC 1007. 

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