Faculty and staff

Picture of staff using computer

Email and calendar accounts

Faculty and staff are entitled to a username@connect.uwaterloo.ca e-mail account. The Connect server is also used for Exchange Calendar, the University booking and scheduling system

Nexus or other accounts

Staff and faculty with computers in their offices may be eligible for a Nexus account to use Windows lab workstations across campus.

How to set up your accounts

Web space

Staff and faculty who require personal web space should contact acohelp@uwaterloo.ca.

For help with Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) web sites, visit IST's Web Resources site.

Waterloo LEARN

Waterloo LEARN is the online course environment offered at University of Waterloo.  Support for Waterloo LEARN can be found by e-mailing learnhelp@uwaterloo.ca or contacting your faculty's Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) liaison.


Please review the Printing Cost Analysis document when considering departmental printing needs.

For more information about the features of your Xerox copier/Workcentre (i.e. scanning, fax, secure printing) there is a LaserNetworks sticker on the machine with the company's contact. 

If you encounter problems printing on your department printer/copier please contact the Arts Computing Office (ACO) Help Desk.

Arts Computing Office (ACO) lunch sessions

Each term, the Arts Computing Office hosts a lunchtime information session to update Faculty of Arts administrative staff on what is happening in the department and what's new in computing on campus. 

System administrator accounts

This type of account is approved and provided by the ACO for those who need administrative access to their computers. To learn more please see our information page on system administrator accounts

Departmental Support Contacts

Live chat

Computing questions? Connect with the Arts Computing Office Help Desk on our live chat! Available Monday to Friday, 9:30AM - 4:30PM, with some exceptions.