Ron Eydt Village (REV) is a first-year exclusive residence, with plenty of social and academic programming to make your first year in residence a memorable one!


Experience REV


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Fast facts


Size: 960 residents

Style: Traditional

Rooms: Double

Meal plan: Required

Community: First-year students

Mascot: REV Moustache

First-year contracts: Fall-Winter

Upper-year contracts: None

Building: REV consists of 4 quads. Each quad has 5 floors, with 48 residents and 1 don living on each floor. Floors are co-ed, but each wing on the floor are single gender.


Features and amenities

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24-hr front desk

Available to all residents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The front desk offers: faxing, 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 (ResNet) 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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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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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

​REV residents have access to: pool, snooker, ping pong, board games, movies, a music room, basketball court, fitness room and TV lounge outfitted with a 65" 4K TV.

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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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Fitness Room

Located within REV, a newly renovated fitness room includes treadmills, stationary bikes, step machines, free weights, mats and more.

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Shared kitchen

Floor lounge includes a small kitchenette with a microwave and full-sized refrigerator for residents to share.

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Eatery and dining

REVelation is located in the REV community centre complete with a large dining hall.


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Village 1

Village 1 (V1) was the first residence built for students at the University of Waterloo. With a long history, it is here where many first-year students will call home.

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Fast facts

  • Short form: REV
  • Pronounced Ron "Ite" Village
  • Fully-furnished double rooms for 1,000 residents
  • 4 quads (north, south, east and west) with 5 floors in each quad 50 residents and one Don on each floor
  • Floors are co-ed, but each wing of the floor is single sex
  • Home to first-year students
  • On-site cafeteria and required meal plan each term

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REV contacts

All REV staff have offices in the Central Complex and can be reached by dialling 519-888-4567 and entering the appropriate extension.