Welcome to the Information Systems & Technology website

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. June 22, 2017WCMS pilot sites database migration – June 22

    What is happening? All WCMS pilot sites will be migrated to a new database structure.

    Why is this happening? IST is working to improve the stability of the databases that serve the WCMS. 

    When is this happening? Thursday, June 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Friday, June 23.

    Note: Additional upgrades will be performed throughout the next few weeks. Notice will be sent prior to the migration of production sites, which will contain additional instructions.

  2. June 21, 2017iCIMS maintenance - June 24

    The University's staff recruiting platform (iCIMS) will be unavailable on Saturday June 24 from 5:00 to 9:00 a.m. for scheduled maintenance. 

  3. June 19, 2017Email security alert - June 19

    What is happening? The IST security team has been made aware of a phishing attempt on uwaterloo.ca email accounts. If you receive an email that asks you to verify and renew your account i, please do not click on any links or open attachments and delete the email. Contact soc@uwaterloo.ca if you have opened the attachment or followed any links that may have been in the email. IST is investigating to determine a way to prevent further emails from reaching users.

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