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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Roommate anxiety? Prepare for residence life with these myth busters

Roommates and friends in Ron Eydt Village

If you ask any soon-to-be first year: what are you most concerned about living in residence? The answer will almost always be: roommates. Will I like them? Will they like me? What if we don't get along? What if they're super messy? Or worse, super clean?

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Beyond Housing: inviting incoming first-years to learn where they live

Welcome home

As the June 1 deadline draws near, thousands of prospective first-years will make the important decision to attend the University in the fall. 8 out of 10 first-years will also apply to live in residence as part of the 100 percent First Year Housing Guarantee. According to Glen Weppler, Director, Housing and Residences, the decision to live in residence is also critical. “Providing student housing is more than providing four walls and a bed.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Waterloo alumni live in student residence, support new program for upper-years

Alumni in residence talking with students in UW Place

Faryal Diwan and Torrie William Santucci are members of Waterloo’s vibrant alumni network – with one twist: they live in student residences. While most Waterloo alumni with full-time jobs and a thriving professional network outside of campus would hesitate at the idea of returning to the student lifestyle, that is exactly what they did. 

Monday, February 26, 2018

Sign up! Reach Your Peak Workshop this Saturday

Reach your peak

Join Maximize Potential and the Student Success Office to discover your leadership potential. This single-day workshop series will provide you with ample opportunity to identify and understand your leadership style, become an effective communicator, and harness your imagination and creativity to make the most of your projects. Register here

Monday, February 5, 2018

$1,500 in prizing up for grabs as the Ultimate Residence Warrior Challenge begins

Ultimate Residence Warrior Challenge

Over $1,500 in prizes. 6 challenges. Show your progress on Instagram. Take the challenge! How to enter and full list of challenges can be found on the contest page here.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Applications for Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 student leadership positions due Friday

Now Hiring

Applications to be a Residence Life Don, Peer Leader, Front Desk Assistant, Community Leader or Entrepreneur in Residence are due Friday. Apply on LEADS today!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Last day to register for the Problem Pitch Competition is this Sunday!

Problem Pitch

There are only a few more days left to register for the Residence Problem Pitch Competition with $10,000 in funding up for grabs!

You can learn more here.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Cooking in Residence: Stove-top Apple Crumble

Stove-top Apple Crumble

Executive Chef Gordon Cooledge from Food Services shares his Stove-top Apple Crumble  recipe.

Read the recipe and follow along as Chef Cooledge teaches you how to cook in your suite from Columbia Lake Village - South.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

CLV Shuttle Service Explained

CLV Shuttle

We want to hear from our students in residence to better understand how we can help promote learning in our residence communities. One way we do this is through the Single Graduate Consultation Council (SGCC).

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Cooking in Residence: Poached Eggs and Bacon Sandwich

Poached Egg and Bacon Sandwich

Executive Chef Gordon Cooledge from Food Services shares his Poached Egg and Bacon sandwich recipe.

Read the recipe and follow along as Chef Cooledge teaches you how to cook in your suite from Columbia Lake Village - South.

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