Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community

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The Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community, opened the fall of 2012 and houses 309 Honors students, ranging from first-year students to seniors, in 161,000 square feet of apartment-style living. Featuring the finest amenities along with dedicated Honors College and Housing & Residential Education faculty and staff, the building's public "forums"' facilitate informal and formal dialogue.

Living in the Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community provides direct contact with Honors faculty and staff and allows residents to engage with peers. The community created in this building allows students to engage in their college experience and live it 24/7. Living in a community that allows continuous engagement will build some of the strongest connections across the U of U campus.

Application Information

 The application for all Living Learning Communities can be found when you fill out the housing application in Housing U in CIS. Once you have filled out the application, you will receive confirmation of your acceptance to the community prior to selecting your room. More information about the specific communities and the application process can be found here.

Honors Residential Scholars Building Floor Plans

Included Amenities

Classrooms space is available to University students for studying when not in use. Reservations may be made for this space as well; see the MHC Front Desk webpage for more information.

MHC Front Desk and Mailroom

The MHC Front Desk is located in the lobby on the first floor; it's across from the Honors Market. There is staff available 24 hours a day to provide assistance and answer questions.

Contact information:

Phone: 801-587-8444
Desk email:
Mailroom email:

Learn more about the services provided at the front desk here.


  • Located in immediate proximity to TRAX light rail station
  • LEED Gold certified
  • Meets the State of Utah Higher Performance Building Standard
  • Energy performance is 30% better than building code requirements
  • Green Demonstration room

Building Address

This address is for location purposes only. If you wish to send or receive mail, please use your Marriott Honors Community mailbox number.

250 South Mario Cappechi Drive, YOUR Mailbox number
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Building & Apartment Photos

Important Publications