Welcome to MFCF

MFCF supports the computing needs of all members and visitors of the Faculty of Mathematics with the exception of members and visitors of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. These persons should instead contact our colleagues in the Computer Science Computing Facility (CSCF) for service.

MFCF Help Centre Information

  • Location: Mathematics & Computer Building (MC) 3017
  • Hours: Monday - Friday:
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • closed 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 36323
  • Email: mfcfhelp@uwaterloo.ca

  1. June 6, 2018Building Power showdown

    All MFCF computing services will be disrupted during the upcoming power outage:

    MC - week of Aug. 20 - Aug. 24

    DC and M3 - (one day only between Aug. 16 - 31 TBD)

    Details will be posted here as we receive more information.

  2. May 8, 2018POSTPONED - Windows Offline Files feature will be disabled on machines joined to Nexus on May 24, 2018

    This has been postponed.

    What is happening? Windows Desktop PCs joined to Nexus will have the offline files feature (also called client side cache) disabled on May 24, 2018. The change will take effect as part of the weekly Thursday morning reboot.

  3. May 2, 2018Windows 10 Semi Annual Channel releases

    What is happening? As part of the continuous upgrade process for Windows 10, MFCF will be advertising a managed upgrade via System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for Windows 10 workstations that are joined to Nexus.  The advertisement will allow you to select when the upgrade applies. Machines running Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 are not affected. This is expected to become a yearly event so these Windows 10 workstations are always on a supported release.

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  1. June 19, 2018Office 365 Pop-Up Booth MC3017

    IST will be hosting a question and answer “Pop-Up Booth”

    June 19   2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in MC3017

    Bring your O365 questions to the Pop-Up Booth.

    Be sure to activate your O365 account in advance as it could take up to two hours.

    Some of the O365 features:

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