News Archive: Spring 2020


The CSC Systems Committee announces the availability of a new web IRC client for CSC members at, as the first of several steps it is taking to bring modern user freedom- and privacy-respecting communication tools to CSC members. Please see the notice sent to csc-general for the complete announcement.


Spring 2020 elections have concluded. Here are your executives for the term:

  • President: Neil Parikh (n3parikh)
  • Vice President: Anastassia Gaikovaia (agaikova)
  • Sysadmin: Amin Bandali (abandali)

The unfilled positions this term are:

  • Treasurer
  • Secretary/Assistant Vice President
  • Office Manager
  • Librarian


The Systems Committee has been informed of a planned power outage in the Math & Computer Building (MC) on Thursday, May 28 from 10am to 12pm (noon) EDT. Club systems and services will be unavialble starting at 8am EDT. See the announcement sent to csc-general for more information.


Due to the closure of campus this term, the Computer Science Club will be holding elections for Spring 2020 virtually. The president, vice-president, treasurer and assistant vice-president (formerly secretary) will be elected and the sysadmin will be ratified. The librarian and office manager will not be appointed, since the office will be closed for the Spring term.

If you'd like to run for any of these positions, please email Nominations will close on Wednesday, May 20 2020 at midnight EDT.


Due to campus closure, MathSoc has decided not collect fees for the Spring 2020 term.

  • If you are a current CSC member who has already paid for Spring 2020 membership, your membership has been extended by one term.
  • If you are a current CSC member whose membership is expired for the Spring 2020 term, you can email to have your membership renewed for the term at no cost.

If you are not a CSC member, but would like to become one, we have put in place a modified process for remote registration.

Email from your UWaterloo email address with the following:

  1. a scan or photograph copy of your WatCard,
  2. your WatIAM userid, and
  3. your acknowledgement of having read, understood, and agreeing with our Machine Usage Agreement.

The club office will remained closed until further notice. Have a safe Spring term!