About Nexus

  • Nexus is the campus-wide Microsoft Windows network at the University of Waterloo
  • Most campus computing systems (e.g. Quest, Waterloo LEARN, etc.) authenticate directly to the Nexus domain
  • All students and employees in the Faculty of Arts
    • Receive a Nexus account when their information is added to the University of Waterloo Identity and Access Management (WatIAM) system

All Arts student Nexus accounts include

  • 2.5 GB of personal disk space (1GB of profile space), which is mounted to the Nexus station N: drive. Some of this space is occupied by the software accessible to your account.

  • Access to software on Nexus machines, including Microsoft Office 2016. (Also see available software.)

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