McTaggart-Cowan Hall

An engaged community

Welcome first and second year undergraduate students. Explore your individuality as you grow with your fellow residents. Take ownership of your own development in a unique environment. McTaggart-Cowan Hall is a traditional-style, private single room residence for undergraduate students. At the heart of McTaggart is an engaged community.

A community within a community

Explore limitless opportunities with your fellow residents and participate in programs that focus on your development and growth. Each room is single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private) which means that you won't have to share your room with anybody. We offer gender inclusive, single-gender. All McTaggart-Cowan residents share common spaces such as: washroom, kitchen, lounges and laundry. Explore what McTaggart-Cowan Hall has to offer.

Residents are minutes away from everything

  • Dining Commons* - 1 to 5 minute walk
  • Gym -1 to 5 minute walk
  • Retail (UniverCity) - 10 minute walk
  • Coffee shops - 5 minute walk
  • Library - 5 minute walk
  • Class - 5 - 10 minute walk
  • Trails - 1 - 10 minute walk
  • Late night study sessions

* All Towers' residents are required to be on a meal membership

Each private room includes

  • Standard single bed and mattress (39" X 78")
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Small fridge
  • Small closet
  • Shelving
  • Bulletin board
  • Curtains or blinds
  • Shaw WiFi High-speed Internet (wireless)

McTaggart shared space

  • Shared washrooms
  • Shared kitchens (stoves, ovens, cupboards, microwaves)
  • Shared lounges (with wireless internet)
  • Laundry room
  • Elevator


  • Single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private) 
  • Room size (approximate): 105 Sq. ft.
  • Residence capacity: 200


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