What is happening? During the winter 2019 exam period (April 10 - April 26 inclusive), IST will host drop-in hours for exam scanning and processing. Clients may continue to book appointments for this service if preferred.
What is happening? Adobe Shockwave Player is being removed from all academic support computers.
When is this happening? Wednesday, April 3 at 11:00 p.m.
Why is it happening? Individual customer support for Adobe Shockwave is ending April 9, 2019. The application will no longer be available for download on WindowsOS. Adobe Shockwave for MacOS was discontinued on March 1, 2017.
What is happening? Users may have received an email from firstname.lastname@example.org about the deletion of their mysharepoint.uwaterloo.ca site. Note: this only affects MySharePoint sites, Office 365 and on premises SharePoint collaboration sites will not be affected.
Why is this happening? Users that have not used their MySharePoint site for over 90 days will receive this notification. Reminders will be emailed every day for 28 days before the site is deleted.
UPDATE (March 22): IST has determined that approximately 830 employees were affected by this issue. It is also possible that email delivery to these accounts would not have been possible during the time the employee record was missing.
*It has been determined that the issue is not with Nexus but with the employee data feed.
What is happening? Information Systems & Technology’s (IST) Web Development team is working on the next version of the WCMS (in Drupal 8) and is looking for your feedback to help inform prioritization of future development and enhancements.
About the survey: The survey should take 2-5 minutes and will be available until Friday, April 5 at 4:00 p.m. Participants will be required to log in with their WatIAM ID and password to access the survey. Participation is voluntary and confidential.