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Why Live at Williams Village?

Why Live at Williams Village?

Williams Village is located just minutes from central campus and is CU-Boulder’s largest residential community with more than 2,000 students in five residence halls. This lively community has the feeling of a true neighborhood and is an ideal setting for making friends and getting involved. Activities, events, and community services projects are organized throughout the year and are open to all Williams Village residents.

The Williams Village complex includes:

  • Regular Buff Bus shuttle service with WiFi to and from central campus with drop-offs near classroom buildings
  • Immediate access to the city of Boulder trail system
  • Excellent dining opportunities at the Grab-n-Go, Darley Dining Center, and Village Market
  • The only air-conditioned rooms on campus
  • Wired high-speed Internet connectivity and cable service in all rooms and common spaces
  • Tennis, basketball, and sand volleyball courts, as well as athletic fields.
  • Bear Creek Recreation Center, including group fitness classes a 3,300 sq. ft. weight and cardiovascular room
  • Stearns West weight room
  • Adjacent businesses, including a grocery store and restaurants
  • One of the “greenest” residence halls in the country (Williams Village North)
  • Ample parking

Optional Residential Communities at Williams Village:

  • Active Living and Learning Community – for students who strive to lead an intentionally active lifestyle and are interested in the outdoors and health. Organized program activities include skiing/snowboarding, mountain biking/cycling, mind/body (yoga, meditation, Pilates), running, hiking, and rock climbing.
  • Leeds Residential Academic Program – a targeted community exclusively for business majors, Leeds RAP seeks to build individuals who are well-rounded, prepared, engaged and equipped to succeed in 21st century workplaces and take roles as global leaders. Students in the program develop supportive relationships with faculty and staff, including an in-house academic advisor, as well as with peer mentors.
  • SEEDS (Social Entrepreneurship for Equitable Development and Sustainability) Residential Academic Program – an empowering, pro-active, skills-based program for students from any major concerned about sustainability and innovation issues who want to participate in developing solutions while earning credits toward their degree.
  • Sustainable by Design Residential Academic Program – provides students from any major the opportunity to live in a creative, sustainable living environment while learning about resource-efficient design, renewable energy, and environmental and social impacts of community development and earning toward their degree.
  • Transfer WEST Living and Learning Community - a unique social and academic community just for transfer students. Transfer WEST hosts various social and active events, as well as academic advisement and career-oriented programs geared to help transfer students be successful at CU-Boulder