News for Current undergraduate 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:

Monday, February 26, 2018

Lynda.com now free for undergraduate students

IST is pleased to announce that the Lynda.com learning platform is now available to all University of Waterloo students. The new campus-wide license (which now includes undergraduate students) provides unlimited access to over 6,000 online courses, taught by industry experts, ranging from business and photography to software development and design.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

[Faccus] Certificate change for session-based VDI environment – October 10

What is happening?

A new GlobalSign OrgSSL certification will be applied to session-based VDI environment (Quest, HR-PTools, OnBase, SPSS and SAS etc.)

When is this happening?

Due to scheduling conflicts with student assignments, the planned certification application has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m.

What is the impact?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WCMS People search results unavailable – May 16

What is happening?  As a result of a recent upgrade of the Google Search Appliance (GSA) the search function on WCMS sites no longer returns people search results. IST is aware of this and are working to re-implement the capability to search for people.

When is this happening? Began on Tuesday, May 16 and is ongoing.

Questions or concerns? Please contact the ACO Help Desk, acohelp@uwaterloo.ca or ext 33190.

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