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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. Sep. 30, 2022MATLAB license renewal

    What is happening? University of Waterloo has renewed our campus-wide license to MATLAB & Simulink. For continued access to MATLAB, you will need to update the license file by September 30, 2022.

    What do I need to do?
    To update the License File in MATLAB (internet connection required):
    Go to Help > Licensing > Update Current Licenses

    To update the License File in the License Center:

  2. Sep. 20, 2022Update regarding configuration of e-classroom spaces

    ITMS has received feedback that, for the current Fall 2022 term, some instructors had expected e-classrooms would be configured as they were pre-pandemic; with multiple screens and projectors available in the larger classrooms. A decision was made during the first week of class to proceed with the reconfiguration. Consultations and classroom evaluations to determine the logistics and timing required to return these learning spaces to their pre-pandemic configurations have begun. A classroom will need to be down for 2-5 days for the reconfiguration; the team will

  3. Sep. 19, 2022Postdoctoral fellows to receive extended access to University email and other systems

    What is happening? Postdoctoral fellows will receive extended access to their University of Waterloo email address and other University systems, including Microsoft 365, OneDrive, and Eduroam, for a period of 16 months after their employment with the University ends. After this 16-month period, former postdoctoral fellows will retain access to their University email account only.

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