Living at Lakeside Village

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Welcome to Lakeside Village. Here is some information specific to living in this residential community. If you have any additional questions you can contact the Lakeside Village Residential Life Office.

’Cane Card and Access Control

Lakeside Village Residents will have 24-hour swipe access to all elevator lobbies and elevator doors as well as all ground floor lobby stairway doors. Additionally, residents will have Outdoor Terraces swipe access from 8:00 a.m. to midnight each day.

Resident students will be required to swipe for entry at the exterior door of the elevator lobby, and then swipe again either at the elevator door or the stairwell door. Once entry is gained to the elevator or the stairwell by ’Cane Card access, students can move freely among the 5 residential floors.

Students are still expected to carry their 'Cane Cards and use them as the primary method of accessing all authorized spaces.

If you are locked out

Details under the 'Cane Card tab


Mobile door access application

Community Spaces

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  • Study Spaces

    There are a variety of communal and study spaces throughout the residential floors in Lakeside Village. These spaces are for the express use of Lakeside Village residents, but they can be reserved for planned events. Should a space be reserved, it would be noted on the day of the event.

  • Ground Floor Study Lounge

    Located on the ground floor in Room 1094

    This Study Lounge offers Lakeside Village residents a quiet and comfortable study area. ’Cane Card access is required to enter into the study lounge.

  • Outdoor Adventure Center

    Located on the ground floor next to the volleyball courts

    The Outdoor Adventure Center provides adventure based programs, services, and facilities. From equipment rentals to the Rock Climbing Wall, Outdoor Adventure is here to support active lifestyles through experiences in that natural world.

  • Meditation Room

    Located on the second floor, room 2048

    The meditation room provides a quiet space to relax and reflect. It may also be reserved for collaborations between Housing & Residential Life, the Counseling Center, and the Wellness Center.

    Join your fellow Lakeside Village residents for Mindfulness Mondays at 8 p.m. each week.

    At all times, the noise in the meditation room should be at a low volume to respect others and their use of the space.

  • Outdoor Terraces

    Located throughout the second floor

    The outdoor terraces provide residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in a unique way and showcase the beauty of Lakeside Village.

    Terraces require ’Cane Card access for entry and will be accessible to Lakeside Village residents from 8 a.m. to midnight, daily.

  • Music Practice Rooms

    Located near the Main Reception area

    These practice facilities can be used on a first come, first served basis between the hours of 8 a.m-12 a.m. Music Practice Room key cards can be checked out from the Lakeside Village front desk. There is a two-hour time limit for using the practice rooms.

  • Secured Bike Storage

    Located adjacent to the parking garage

    Lakeside Village resident will have swipe access to resident-only indoor bike storage. The indoor storage is first come first served. Lakeside Village residents and the UM community are welcome to use the outdoor slabs located around Lakeside Village.

    All bicycles need to be registered through UMPD.

  • Recreation Rooms

    Located on each residential floor in the Lobby A elevator areas

    The recreation rooms provide Lakeside Village residents with access to activities and leisure opportunities. From a video game lounge to ping pong tables, each floor has a different selection of entertainment for you to enjoy.

    Lakeside Village residents can check out equipment for the recreation rooms at the reception desk with a 'Cane Card.

  • Reservable Spaces

    There are a variety of programming spaces that can be reserved through the Office of Conference Services:

    • Classroom – Room 1090
      Like some other residential areas, this space will hold classes during the week and will be under the purview of the Office of Classroom Management. It will be a reservable space outside of business hours and on the weekend.
    • Training Room – Room 1084
      With a layout like a classroom, this will be a meeting space for offices and departments across campus, as well as a meeting place for Lakeside Village related event and needs.
    • Pavilion (Multipurpose Room) – Room 1000
      The Pavilion is large enough to host a variety of events but also has a wall that can retract down from the ceiling to divide the space into two distinct rooms.
    • Auditorium – Room 1004
      The auditorium will be able to sit about 200 people at maximum capacity and can be used for traditional shows and movies, panel discussion, banquets and more.
    • Expo Hall - Room 1123
      The Expo Hall’s unfinished interior will allow event planners to design the space to fit their needs. There are endless possibilities for the Expo Hall including art shows, career fairs, banquets, and much more.


Retail Spaces

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  • The UPS Store

    The UPS Store, open to the community, will process and distribute all residential student mail and packages apart from University Village. The UPS Store will also offer faxing, notary, and printing services.

    Hours of Operation*
    Monday – Friday: 8:00am-10:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

    Residential students will be able to pick up packages outside of hours of operation, with prior coordination with The UPS Store

    *hours may be limited during break periods or extended during peak periods

  • Daybreak

    This location will not only serve all-day breakfast items, but a majority of the menu will be cooked in waffle irons! This all day breakfast menu includes savory, spicy, and sweet dishes inspired by Tasty-style videos, where innovations takes center stage.

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  • Smoothie King

    With countless combinations of fruits, veggies, and nutritional enhancers, it is perfect for those striving to live a healthy and active lifestyle.

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  • Golden Touch Barbershop

    GoldenTouch Haircuts & Blow Dry is a new concept that brings unisex barbering and salon
    services together under one creative space. Our brand’s mission is to provide the most
    convenient grooming services on campus, to help create a better college experience. The services
    we will offer on campus are the following:

    • Barber Services
      Clipper Haircut
      Scissor Haircut
      Beard trim
      Hot Shaves
    • Salon Services
      Blow Dry
      Hair wash
      Hair Treatments
      Up DO’s
      Make up
    • Nails
    Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    Saturday: 11:00am-5:00pm
    Sunday: Closed

Community Standards and Cleanliness

Lakeside Village residents are expected to maintain the cleanliness of their room and the common areas of the apartment/suite. The university does not clean the spaces throughout the year. Residents should supply their own cleaning supplies and toilet paper.

Lakeside Village residents are expected to remove garbage and recycling from their room and common areas of the apartment/suite regularly. There are garbage and recycling chutes located in multiple locations on every residential floor in Lakeside Village.

Health and Safety Inspections of apartments and individual bedrooms will be conducted by staff members on a regular basis throughout the year.

Loading and Unloading Zones

There is a loading and unloading zone located outside of Lobby A facing Stanford Drive. Residents can also load and unload from their designated parking area. 

There will be small carts available at the Lakeside Village reception desk year-round, which is in Lobby A.

During peak moving in and moving out times, larger carts will also be available. Residents can check a cart out for up to 2 hours using their 'Cane Card.

For additional information about living on campus visit the Guide To Living on Campus