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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. Apr. 11, 2019SharePoint reporting services unavailable - April 11
    Update: SharePoint reporting services are now working.
    Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357.
  2. Apr. 5, 2019Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and license server restart – April 7
    What is happening? Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and license servers will be restarted to apply updates. Servers include: licsrv1 & 2, licsrv4 & 5, vdisrv1 – 6, rdsvdisrv1-4 and vdishsrv1-33.
    When is this happening? Sunday, April 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
  3. Apr. 4, 2019Exam scanning availability during April 2019
    What is happening? During the winter 2019 exam period (April 10 - April 26 inclusive), IST will host drop-in hours for exam scanning and processing. Clients may continue to book appointments for this service if preferred.
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