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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 23, 2019Single sign-on: Save time and work more efficiently

    What is it? Single sign-on (SSO) provides a secure method of accessing multiple web-based systems and applications without being required to log into each one. Enter your credentials once and move seamlessly between supported applications.   

    Benefits of single sign-on: With single sign-on, users will authenticate once, saving time as they move more securely and efficiently between applications.    

  2. 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.
  3. 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.
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