News for Current students

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Scheduled testing of the Emergency Notification System - January 31

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

When is this happening? Thursday, January 31 at 10:00 a.m.                                              

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

  • Tweets to @UWaterloo and @WatSAFEapp 

  • WatSAFE mobile app 

  • The ‘UW Emerge’ on-screen pop-up for desktops and laptops 

  • Skype for Business Instant Messages 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

IST announces 2018 Annual Report

Celebrating our 2018 achievements

A message from Bruce Campbell, Chief Information Officer, Information Systems & Technology 

I’m pleased to share IST’s 2018 Annual Report, which highlights a number of achievements from the past year and their impact across campus.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Human Resources system shutdowns

Due to the transition to Workday in January 2019, there will be a number of system shutdowns during the end of 2018. If you have any questions, contact workday@uwaterloo.ca. Please also note that several HR forms will no longer be available in January as processes will be automated through Workday. Details are available on the forms page.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Email security alert - June 8

What is happening? The IST security team has been made aware of a phishing attempt on edu.uwaterloo.ca email accounts. If users contact you about receiving an email regarding “edu.uwaterloo.ca server maintenance” that asks them to verify their account, please advise them not to click on any links or open attachments and delete the email. If they have opened the attachment or followed any links that may have been in the email, advise them to contact helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca. An example of the email being sent is below:

Monday, November 2, 2015

LEARN maintenance - Nov 8

What is happening? Waterloo LEARN will be unavailable due to regularly scheduled maintenance.

When is this happening? Sunday, November 8 from 1:00 - 7:00 a.m.

Important note: Reminder to students to download any study materials that may be required during the maintenance period.

The vendor apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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