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?
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.
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.
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