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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.

  1. July 19, 2018WCMS production sites reduced capacity test – July 24

    What is happening? In preparation for the planned power outage in the Math & Computer (MC) building, IST will be testing operational WCMS production sites at a reduced capacity.

    When is this happening? Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

    What is the impact? Sites on uwaterloo.ca (production sites) will be served from a single set of servers (i.e. running at half capacity). During this test:

  2. July 16, 2018IMPORTANT: Significant interruption to service delivery due to power shutdown in MC Building - August 21-29

    UPDATE: The timeline for this power shutdown has been updated. The new timeline is Tuesday, August 21 until Wednesday, August 29.

    Updated on Thursday, July 19.


    Please note:The dates and times of this work have the potential to change. IST will confirm the timeline and provide detail on the services impacted soon.

  3. July 13, 2018Proofpoint digest emails not delivered – July 10 - 13

    What happened? IST security made a change in the delivery settings for the Proofpoint digest emails that unintentionally applied to all users. This change has since been reverted and users will now be receiving daily Proofpoint digest emails.

    When did this happen? The change was made on Monday, July 9 and it was reverted back on Friday, July 13.

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