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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. June 14, 2018Network outages resolved – June 14

    What happened? Network service for campus was severely degraded due to a hardware problem on the core router. The router remained online in its degraded state, preventing the redundant device from handling all routing. The issue has now been resolved and users should be able to access the network as expected.

    When did this happen? Wednesday, June 13 from 10:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14

  2. June 13, 2018Email from @uwaterloo.ca blacklisted

    UPDATE: As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15: Some @uwaterloo.ca accounts are still being blacklisted. IST continues to work with the blacklisting sites to remove the block. Additional communication will be shared when the issue is resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience.


    What is happening? Some @uwaterloo.ca email accounts were compromised, the result of which has caused @uwaterloo.ca to be blacklisted.

  3. June 12, 2018RESOLVED: Issue with WatIAM preventing Tasks from completing

    RESOLVED: The issue impacting WatIAM Tasks has been resolved and is working as expected. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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

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