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Computer Science Computing Facility (CSCF)

The Computer Science Computing Facility is the primary technology integrator and computing service provider for the School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.

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Get Help

  • CSCF Points of Contact — The primary method for faculty, staff, and graduate students to contact CSCF.
  • CSCF Help Desk — When your Point of Contact isn't available.
  • MFCF Help Centre — The primary method for all students taking undergraduate CS courses to get help with computing.
  • CS Guides and Tutorials — Various guides and tutorials for CS faculty, staff, and graduate students.
  • After Hours — We don't provide after hours support, however there is a way to report urgent problems then.

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  • Computing environments
    • General — The “general” computing environment intended to support basic computing for all faculty, staff, and graduate students.
    • Student — The “student” computing environment intended to support most computing for course work purposes.
    • Campus — The campus computing environment.
  • Support
    • Research — Specialized support provided for research projects.
    • Teaching — Support for course teaching activities.
  • Services — Information on configuring your system to use various SCS services.
  • CSCF — Information about CSCF itself.
  • Statistics and resource requests — Automatically generated summaries of data relating to CSCF, especially regarding resource usage and allocation