Mackenzie King Village

Experience MKV

Get to know Mackenzie King Village

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Fast facts

Size: 320 residents

Style: Suite

Rooms: 4-bedroom suite

Meal plan: Optional

Community: First-year students

Mascot: MKV Crown

First-year contract: Fall-Winter

Upper-year contract: None

Building: MKV consists of 2 wings. Each wing has 4 floors, with 40 residents and 1 don living on each floor. Most floors are co-ed, but each suite is single gender.


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: printing, 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 students living on each floor in residence to provide students with mentorship and support. 

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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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Air conditioning

MKV is the only suite-style residence with air conditioning available.

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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

MKV residents have access to: pool, ping pong, foosball, board games and movies. 

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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.

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Study and meeting rooms

Residents are able to book shared rooms and spaces for group meetings or study sessions. 

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Bike room

A bike room is available to Mackenzie King Village residents.  This is a safe and dry place to store your bike. Outdoor bike racks are also available. 

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Eatery and dining

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