Welcome to the Information Systems & Technology website

In Information Systems & Technology (IST) we strive to provide effective information systems, technology and services in support of learning, teaching, research and administrative needs.

On our site you'll find information on the IT services and resources available to students, faculty and staff; IST and campus-wide IT projects and initiatives; and information on our continuous efforts to provide an exceptional IT environment on campus.

  1. Dec. 13, 2017Reporting IT service issues during the holidays

    The University will be closed December 23, 2017 until January 2, 2018

    During the holidays, if you notice an outage of the campus network or any major IST-maintained computing facility, you can leave a voice message at 519-888-4357 or submit a request online.

    Please note only critical requests, such as a network outage, will be handled. Requests, such as password problems, will be processed in the usual manner once the University re-opens on January 2.

  2. Dec. 12, 2017WatVote upgrade and downtime - December 20

    What is happening? WatVote will be temporarily unavailable while the WCMS server is upgraded.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

    Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357. 

  3. Dec. 11, 2017Software removal from IST webstore – January 1

    What is happening? The following software will be removed and no longer available for purchase from the IST webstore:

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  1. Dec. 15, 2017*CANCELLED* Presentation Friday: Digital Imaging, Central Stores

    This seminar has been cancelled.

    In this seminar, Kateri will explain the purpose of using Digital Imaging (DI) and the benefits for campus. She will also discuss the different document files, paper size, scanners and tracking system used by Central Stores. Joel will provide information on the office paper recycling processes and record storage offerings that encouraged Central Stores to pursue DI initiatives.


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