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. Oct. 10, 2018October power outage - updated Oct. 10

    Update: 2018-10-10 07:45 - Power has been restored to MC/M3/DC, the NetApp (central file storage: fs107, fs05, etc) is online, other systems are currently booting.

  2. Sep. 1, 2018Building Power Shutdowns

    Update Saturday September 1, 4 pm

    Power and cooling returned to normal in the MFCF server room in MC on Saturday afternoon.  Some, but not all, machines have been booted back up.  We will resume on Tuesday morning.

  3. July 26, 2018Windows 10 Release 1709 availability announcementSoftware Center operating system upgrade warning

    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. If your machine is already running release 1709, you won’t see the upgrade.

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