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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. May 22, 2019Resolved: Wireless networks offline - May 22
    Resolved: Wireless services have been restored as of 4:00 p.m. 
    Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357.
  2. May 22, 2019Mattermost site license expiring - September 17
    What is happening? The site license for Mattermost expires on Tuesday, September 17 and will not be renewed. 
    What is the impact? Members of the University community are encouraged to use the robust and fully supported suite of tools provided through Microsoft Office 365, specifically, Microsoft Teams, which offers an excellent solution for communication and collaboration needs.
  3. May 16, 2019Update to Maple license server and change in supported versions - May 23
    What is happening? IST has received new Maple 2019 activation codes and server license files. The most recent three versions (2019, 2018, 2017) are officially supported by Maplesoft. The IST license server will allow use of the six most recent versions of Maple including 2016, 2015 and 18. Maple versions 17 and 16 will no longer work.
    When is this happening? The Maple license server will be updated on Thursday, May 23 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
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  1. May 24, 2019Presentation Friday - Student Service Centre Update and Tour

    Topic: The Centre update and tour

    The Centre opened its doors to students at the tail end of the fall 2018 term, and was fully operational for the start of the winter 2019 term. At this seminar, you’ll receive an update on how the first term in The Centre went and what plans are in place for 2019, including a student chatbot. A tour of the new space will follow the presentation.

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