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Karlgaard Towers

Take your experience at UWEC to new heights by finding a room in the Karlgaard Towers. Living in the tallest buildings on campus, positioned on upper campus, puts you at the top—literally.  Make the largest residence halls at UWEC your new home!

Facts and Details

  • Marilyn Karlgaard Tower (Towers South) Capacity: 522 students
  • David Karlgaard Tower (Towers North) Capacity: 594 students
  • Room Style:  Double Rooms
  • Floor Layout: Female and male rooms separated by floor
  • Location: Upper campus
  • Available To: Incoming and transfer students with some returning student availability
  • Wireless internet
  • Mobile print station
  • Communal kitchen
  • Communal laundry rooms (one in the basement of each tower)
  • Music practice rooms
  • Fitness room
  • Social/activity lounge
  • TV Lounge
  • Towers South Second Floor is a Chemical Free Community. Individuals of all age live in a substance free environment.
  • Towers North 10th Floor is a scattered upperclassman community only for transfer and returning students where males and females live door to door on the floor rather than by single sex wing.
  • Towers South 7th and 8th floors house the Rainbow Floors 
  • The T-Store, a small convenience store, is located in the first floor of Towers
  • Towers is also home to the TV-10 Studio, a student-run television studio.
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  • Mailing address
    Student's name
    [Room number] Towers Hall
    642 University Drive
    Eau Claire, WI 54701
  • Hall Director
    Towers South Phone: 715-836-4760
    Towers North Phone: 715-836-3782
  • Towers Front Desk

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Building Information

Floor Plan

Towers North

Towers North Floor Plan

Towers South

Towers South Floor Plan

 *All floors have the same layout. Example 305 represents location of 405, 505, etc.

Room Layout

Towers Room Layout 1 (X=Floor Level)
Towers North Rooms: X53, X57, X61, X65, X72, X76, X80, X84
Towers South Rooms: X04, X08, X12, X16, X23, X27, X31

Towers Room Layout 2 (X=Floor Level)
Towers North Rooms: X51, X55, X59, X63, X67, X70, X74, X78, X82, X86
Towers South Rooms: X02, X06, X10, X14, X18, X21, X25, X29, X33

Towers Room Layout 3 (X=Floor Level)
Towers North Rooms: X52, X56, X60, X64, X71, X75, X79, X83, X87
Towers South Rooms: X01, X05, X09, X13, X17, X20, X24, X28, X32

Towers Room Layout 4 (X=Floor Level)
Towers North Rooms: X54, X58, X62, X66, X73, X77, X81, X85
Towers South Rooms: X03, X07, X11, X15, X22, X26, X30


  Depth Width Height
Desk 32" 24 1/4" 30 1/4"
Wardrobe 42" 24" 76"
Mattress 38" 80" (Twin XL)
Bed 85 1/8" 37 3/4" 60"


Towers Bed

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Towers Desks

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Detachable Cabinet

Towers Detachable Cabinet

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Towers Wardrobe

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