News archive - February 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

UWaterloo emergency communication system test - March 6

What is happening? We will be testing the University’s campus-wide emergency communication system.

When is this happening? Tuesday, March 6 between 7:45 and 8:15 a.m.                                             

What is the impact? Emergency communication channels being tested include:

Monday, February 26, 2018

Lynda.com now free for undergraduate students

IST is pleased to announce that the Lynda.com learning platform is now available to all University of Waterloo students. The new campus-wide license (which now includes undergraduate students) provides unlimited access to over 6,000 online courses, taught by industry experts, ranging from business and photography to software development and design.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

myHRinfo unavailable - February 9

myHRinfo will be unavailable on Friday February 9 from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. for scheduled maintenance. 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Quest unavailable February 16-22 for scheduled upgrade

What is happening? PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, the foundational software for Quest, will be upgraded to the most recent, supported release.

When is this happening? Starting Friday, February 16 at 4:30 p.m. until Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 a.m. (EST).

What is the impact? The Quest system will be down and unavailable to clients during this upgrade window. Following the upgrade, clients will notice a new service login page (pictured below).

Friday, February 2, 2018

UPDATE: WatIAM unavailable April 9-12 for system upgrade

SECOND UPDATE:  Quality assurance testing is now complete and WatIAM is available, with the exception of the Extract file. 

Additional communications will be shared once the Extract file is available.

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

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