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V1 Community Centre

The Community Centre is the hub of activity at V1.

This is where you will eat your meals, do your laundry, sign out items from the Front Desk, ask questions, do some studying, attend tutoring sessions, and hang out with friends.

The centre includes the cafeteria and dining hall, lounge with big screen TV, laundry room, games area, Istudy rooms, music room, multi-purpose room, and the Front Desk.

Front Desk

  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • The Front Desk offers the following services to residents:
    • faxing
    • photocopying
    • stamps for purchase using your WatCard
    • parcel pick up
    • mail distribution
    • sign out of equipment, facilities and movies

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Residence IT Service Desk

Waterloo Residences, along with Information Systems & Technology (IST), offers free technical support & services within Residence.

The Residence IT Service Desk is available to all our residents, we're located in V1 beside the Front Desk!

Cafeteria (Mudie's)

Hours of operation

  • Monday – Friday:  7 am – 12:30 am
  • Saturday-Sunday: 8 am – 12:30 am

For more information about Food Service eateries, and the food they provide, visit Food Services

Note: A meal plan in V1 meal plan is required.


  • pool, snooker, and ping pong
  • board games
  • video and DVD selection
  • large screen TV
  • piano room
  • basketball court
  • laundry facility


WatCard-operated laundry facilities are located in the main laundry facility. Irons and ironing boards are also available from the main office for you to use.

Amenities in other residences

As a uWaterloo resident, you also have access to amenities located in other residence buildings. These include:

  • gaming tables
  • movies available to borrow
  • piano rooms
  • fitness centre (REV)
  • tutoring centres
  • cafeterias
  • study rooms

V1 contacts

All V1 staff have offices in the Central Complex and can be reached by dialing 519-888-4567 and entering the appropriate extension.

Mailing address

Your Name
P.O. Box 16460
House, Room Number
Village 1
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
N2J 4B6

Mail is delivered and picked up daily, except on holidays and weekends. Each floor has a mailbox located outside the main office.

You will receive an email notification for packages and large envelopes upon arrival. Your parcel can be picked up at Front Desk with WatCard identification.