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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.

  1. Dec. 15, 2017Forms and WatVote sites: WCMS upgrade to 2.6.0 – December 20

    What is happening? All WCMS forms (sites at uwaterloo.ca/forms/*) and WatVote sites are being upgraded to 2.6.0. Full release notes are available at: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/wcms-version-260-release

    When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

    Note: WatVote sites will be upgraded after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20.

  2. Dec. 13, 2017Reporting IT service issues during the holidays

    The University will be closed December 23, 2017 until January 2, 2018

    During the holidays, if you notice an outage of the campus network or any major IST-maintained computing facility, you can leave a voice message at 519-888-4357 or submit a request online.

    Please note only critical requests, such as a network outage, will be handled. Requests, such as password problems, will be processed in the usual manner once the University re-opens on January 2.

  3. Dec. 12, 2017WatVote upgrade and downtime - December 20

    What is happening? WatVote will be temporarily unavailable while the WCMS server is upgraded.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

    Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357. 

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