Campus View Village (or CVV for short) is a cluster of contemporary Northwest-style apartment buildings nestled in a wooded, park-like setting on the northwest border of Skagit Valley College's Mount Vernon Campus. CVV is just steps away from Skagit Valley College's classrooms, library, computer labs, campus theatre, gymnasium, and other campus services. The community also adjoins jogging trails and playfields.
Campus View Village is Skagit Valley College's only on-campus living and learning community, supporting students from all over the world and offering a structured, supportive environment for the holistic development of SVC students.
Each apartment is comprised of a shared common space and four individual bedrooms, within which CVV staff assigns a student on the basis of their needs and preferences listed on the application. Residents are encouraged to develop effective critical thinking skills, interpersonal communication techniques, and personal responsibility by interacting daily with their diverse roommates and neighbors. Additionally, students are encouraged to attend frequent social and educational events organized by CVV staff and student volunteers.
CVV Mission Statement: "Students living at Campus View Village are exposed to principles of lifelong learning by engaging in a safe and inclusive living/learning environment so that they may positively contribute to diverse local and global communities."
Campus View Village staff carry-out this mission in various ways, including supporting intercultural connections by assigning students from different countries into apartments, enhancing the social nature of the community by planning and presenting fun activities on a regular basis, and developing effective leadership skills in collaboration with SVC's Center for Student Leadership, Involvement, and Diversity.
The primary goal of Campus View Village is to provide students with a living environment that places high value on personal improvement through education. In support of this value, Resident Advisors (RAs) and Campus Security Officers frequently make rounds of the community before and during quiet hours; this ensures residents that the noise level is kept down at night to allow for studying or a good night's sleep. Non-quiet hours are considered "courtesy hours" so that students who need time to study and focus during the day are able to request lower noise levels from roommates and neighbors. Quiet Hours exist between the hours of:
Campus Security and Residence Life staff take great care to ensure that all safety and security needs are addressed. Students and visitors in our community are encouraged to report incidents by contacting SVC Security, CVV staff, or filing reports online.
Campus View Village residents come from around the world and provide broad cultural diversity. The living environment becomes a learning environment as roommates and neighbors interact with one another through casual discussions or organized events.
Campus View Village's physical setting is quite stunning, as well. Nestled in a quiet wooded area next to a public walking trail and only minutes from the bustling activity of SVC's Mount Vernon campus center, CVV is as much convenient as it is private.
One of the goals of the Residence Life staff is to provide a positive living and learning environment for students. Leadership and educational opportunities are available through social and informational programs.
Due to our close proximity to both campus and the local transit service, many residents find it unnecessary to own a car. The local public transportation (SKAT) bus stop is located close to the village. Students may purchase a rider card for transportation service to just about anywhere in the Skagit Valley.
Campus View Village also offers a unique mix of academic and social opportunities designed to encourage collaboration and interpersonal connections. The CVV office houses wireless internet for student use, as well as a big screen TV with cable service, community access kitchen, and student meeting space.
Pay your Campus View Village rent and fees online via MySVC with your valid student identification number (SID) and MySVC PIN: