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Move-in dates and times

rez room

Spring 2015

  • Mackenzie King Village (MKV)
    ​Pick up your key at MKV Front Desk
    Sunday, May 3, after 8 a.m.

  • UW Place (UWP)
    Pick up your key at UWP Beck Hall Community Centre Front Desk
    Sunday, May 3, after 8 a.m.

  • Village 1 (V1)
    Pick up your key at V1 Front Desk
    Sunday, May 3, after 8 a.m.

  • Velocity (MH)
    Pick up your key at V1 Front Desk
    Sunday, May 3, after 8 a.m.

  • Columbia Lake Village-North (CLV-North) 
    Pick up your keys at the CLV Front Desk
    Friday, May 1, after 8 a.m.*

*Grad students are not eligible for early arrival as contracts end the day before the new contract term begins.


What to bring

Not sure what you should pack and what is best left at home? Check out what to bring (and what not to bring) based on your room style.

Need to move in early?

Early arrivals are available if you meet the following criteria:

  • If you live out-of-province;
  • Outside of Canada; or
  • Other extenuating circumstances.

» Early Arrival request form

Remember, students are not allowed to move in early except under very specific situations.

Arriving late?

For arrivals after your assigned move-in date, you must submit a Late Arrival form.

» Late Arrival request form

Late arrival penalties

Students who do not fill out a form and do not check in with us by 12 p.m. (noon) on the first day of class will be charged a withdrawal fee in accordance with the terms and conditions in their residence contract.

Cancellation fee

Students who cancel their contract(s) will be charged a fee in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in their residence contract.


Local accommodations

Find a play to stay with our list of Waterloo Region accommodations - perfect for those needing extra time, have family and friends visiting, or do not quality for an early arrival.