• On-campus Science Computing offices are *open* with limited core hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Please contact a Science Computing representative for an appointment.
      • Due to reduced staffing, walk-ins may be disappointed.
      • Virtual support is still available at the above contacts or via Teams.
  • In-person access to the student computing labs (Nexus labs) is not currently available.

Email client configurations

Email Client Configurations

  • Undergraduates, graduates, staff, and faculty all have uwaterloo.ca Office 365 email accounts.

    • The Office tenants (edu and uwaterloo) have merged into a single (uwaterloo) tenant.

    • Connect (staff, faculty, grads) email was migrated to Office 365 in Fall 2020.

Client configuration for Office 365 accounts


Account type: Exchange
Email address: yourWatIAMuserid@uwaterloo.ca
Username: yourWatIAMuserid@uwaterloo.ca
Server: outlook.office365.com
Port: 443

Client configuration for Connect (Exchange) accounts

Adding a Connect account to a phone or email client can usually be done automatically. Appropriate settings are shown below:
Type of account: (Microsoft) Exchange
Name: your name (e.g. Joe Smith)
Email address: yourWatIAMuserid@uwaterloo.ca
Userid: Nexus\yourWatIAMuserid
Password: yourWatIAMpassword
Server: connect.uwaterloo.ca

If you have any trouble adding your email account, please contact the Science Computing Helpdesk.