News for Current students

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

[Isthd] Scantron multiple-choice exam processing replacement coming soon – Sept 17

What is happening?In November 2018, the Exam Management, Assessment and Processing Evaluation project team began investigations into the replacement of the existing exam scanning service, Scantron.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

[Isthd] Discontinuing use of @edu.uwaterloo.ca email domain – April 2020

Why is this happening? The recommendation to move students and employees to a single email domain (i.e. userid@uwaterloo.ca) was an outcome of a review of the current email environment that was conducted as part of the project to investigate moving Waterloo employee email to the Office 365 cloud environment.

  

What is the impact? All Waterloo students and employees will use the @uwaterloo.ca email domain.

What are the benefits? A common email domain will allow for:

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

[Faccus] Exchange server maintenance - September 12 - September 27

What is happening? Exchange servers are being removed from service for maintenance/updates. Individual servers will be taken out of service between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. each night throughout the maintenance period. 

  

When is it happening? Thursday, September 12 to Friday, September 27 - between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. each night.

Why is it happening? To keep the software current with vendor-provided updates.

Monday, August 26, 2019

[Isthd] Launching new campus emergency notification tool – WatSAFE desktop notification

What is happening? The University’s current emergency desktop notification tool, UW Emerge, will be replaced with a new tool called WatSAFE desktop notification.   

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

[isthd] Telephones - CallPilot Voicemail Inaccessible

What is happening: CallPilot Voicemail Inaccessible

 

Comment:        *** UPDATE: 12:00pm: we have confirmed all services are up and running on the backup server and will close the alert. On going investigation is occurring and if any further changes or outages are required to bring the primary back into server, this will be communicated.

 

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