McTaggart-Cowan Hall

An engaged community

McTaggart-Cowan Hall is currently closed for renovations. The expected completion date is currently set for Spring 2025. Please visit back for more information and any changes that may occur. In the meantime, please consider some of our other Housing Options to meet your accommodation needs as an SFU/FIC student.

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 and single-gender options. All McTaggart-Cowan residents share common spaces such as: washrooms, kitchens, lounges and laundry. Explore what McTaggart-Cowan Hall has to offer.

Minutes away from everything

  • Dining Commons* - 1 - 5 minute walk
  • Gym -1 - 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

Each private room includes

All Measurements: Width x Length x Height
  • 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

Quick Facts

  • Single-occupancy only (i.e., no roommates, private) 
  • Room size (approximate): 9.61 m2 103 Sq. ft.
  • Residence capacity: 200


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