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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.

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  1. Nov. 15, 2018RESOLVED: Qualtrics currently unavailable - November 15

    Resolved: This issue has been resolved and Qualtrics is available.

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

    What is happening?  Qualtrics is currently unavailable. IST is working with the vendor to resolve this issue. 

    What is the impact?  Survey owners will not be able to access Qualtrics to edit existing surveys, create new surveys, or access survey results.

  2. Nov. 13, 2018myHRinfo unavailable - November 14

    What is happening? myHRinfo will have a planned downtime for an application update.

    When is it happening? Wednesday November 14 from 6:30-10:30 a.m.

  3. Nov. 12, 2018Exchange server maintenance – November 19-30

    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? Monday, November 19 to Friday, November 30 between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. each night.

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

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