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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 26, 2016SharePoint maintenance - August 4

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates  will be applied to SharePoint servers. These changes will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

    When is this happening? Thursday, August 4. The process will begin at 10:00 p.m. and will take several hours for the updates to run.

  2. July 26, 2016Security alert: Fraudulent institutional fund transfers

    What is happening? Over the last year, institutions across Canada have been experiencing increasing numbers of attempts to fraudulently transfer institutional funds. 

  3. July 19, 2016Maintenance on strobe.uwaterloo.ca (and alias websites) – Tuesday, July 26

    What is happening? The machine strobe.uwaterloo.ca will be moved from a physical server to virtual hardware.

    When is this happening? Tuesday, July 26 between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m.

    Why is this happening? To replace obsolete hardware.

    What is the impact? Websites under the strobe.uwaterloo.ca domain (and alias websites) will not be available during the maintenance window. A list of alias sites is available below.  Note: If you are the owner of one of these sites and it is no longer required (i.e. can be deleted), please submit a request to request@uwaterloo.ca to have it removed.

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