Experience CLV-South

Get to know Columbia Lake Village South

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Fast facts

Size: 400 residents

Style: Suite

Rooms: 4-bedroom townhouse

Meal plan: Optional

Community: First-year, upper-year, graduate and exchange students

Mascot: CLV Lake Monster

First-year contract: Fall-Winter

Upper-year contract: Fall-Winter or Fall-Spring

Building: CLV-South consists of 100 townhouses with each townhouse complete with 4 bedrooms and 1 shared bathroom. There is 1 don for about every 8 townhouses (units for single grads do not have a don).


Features and amenities

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Front desk

Available to all residents 8:00 a.m. to midnight, 7 days a week. The front desk offers: photocopying, stamp purchases, parcel pick-up and mail distribution. You can also visit the front desk to sign out: equipment, facilities, movies and games.

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Wireless Internet

All rooms and common areas include an unlimited high-speed Internet connection. 

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Don support

Dons are upper-year and graduate students who provide students with mentorship and support. There is one don for every 8 undergrad townhouses. The CLV Graduate & Student Family Community is divided into Neighbourhoods each term.

There are 7 neighbourhoods in the Fall/Winter and 4 neighbourhoods in the Spring. Each neighbourhood has 1 Don. 

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Utilities included

Heat, electricity, water and internet are all included with your residence fee.​

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Laundry facilities

WatCard operated laundry facilities are located in the main laundry facility. Irons and ironing boards are also available from the Front Desk for you to use. 

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Eatery and dining

While no cafeteria or dining hall is located in CLV, students can access The Market in Claudette Millar Hall, Mudie’s located in V1, or REVelation located in REV.

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Shared amenities

As a UWaterloo resident, you have access to amenities located in other residences including: gaming tables, movies, multi-faith room, music rooms, fitness rooms, tutoring centres, cafeterias and study rooms. 

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Community centre

CLV residents have access to: foosball, ping pong, pool tables and organized events and programming. 

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IT Service Desk

Located in the V1 community centre, the Residence IT Service Desk offers free technical support and services to all residents.