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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!

ACO offices are in the Psychology-Anthropology-Sociology building (PAS).

Need computing help?

Visit the ACO Help Desk in PAS 1077
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Call: 519-888-4567 x 33190

Need help after ​hours?

Visit the Davis Centre Library Service Desk
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-8:30pm
Sat-Sun: 12:30pm-8:30pm
519-888-4567 x 31764


Visit the Dana Porter Library Service Desk
Sat-Sun: 12:30pm-8:30pm
519-888-4567 x 38961

General administrative questions?

ACO administrative extension is x 84542

  1. June 13, 2018[Isthd] Email from blacklisted - June 13

    What is happening?

    Some email accounts were compromised, the result of which has caused to be blacklisted.

    What is the impact?

    Email will not be lost but may be delayed or bounce to sender. Users may receive messages similar to those below. 

  2. June 1, 2018Email security alert – June 1

    What is happening?

    The IST security team has been made aware of a phishing attempt being sent to several University of Waterloo email accounts. If you receive an email with the subject line “University of Waterloo Security Service” please do not click on any links within the message and be sure to delete the email. IST is investigating to determine a way to prevent further emails from reaching users.

    Contact if you have opened the attachment or followed any links that may have been in the email.

  3. May 16, 2018[Isthd] New website: Two-factor authentication

    A message from Information Systems & Technology (IST)

    IST is pleased to announce the launch of the Two-factor Authentication (2FA) website. Powered by DUO, two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to university accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (such as your mobile device) prevents others from accessing your accounts, even if they know your password.

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