Optional Services

Housing & Residential Education offers the following optional services to students living on campus. These optional services are available to help you expand your space, cater to your lifestyle or give you peace of mind. You can sign up for these services through Housing U in CIS upon reserving your room, in person in the HRE office, or by sending us an email. Please note, not all services are available in all communities. HRE shall provide utilities (electricity, gas, water, sewer, trash). Technology connection options (internet, wireless, internet television, cable television) differ by housing location (see the housing application for details).

Pricing for the 2019-2020 academic year is built into the dropdowns. As your move-in day approaches, we encourage you to communicate with your future roommates regarding who will be responsible for which item(s). The deadline to opt into optional services for the 2019-2020 AY is July 26, 2019.

Pricing for Summer 2019 can be found here: Summer 2019 Optional Services Rates

2019-2020 Academic Year: $56/academic year ($28 per semester)

Microwaves are currently available to residents in community kitchenettes in the following areas:

  • Officers Circle
  • Chapel Glen
  • Gateway Heights
  • Sage Point
  • Lassonde Studios

Microwaves are currently available to residents in their apartment kitchen in the following areas:

  • Downtown Commons
  • Marriott Honors Community
  • Lassonde Studios
  • Benchmark Plaza
  • Shoreline Ridge
  • Block 44

Microwave Rental Agreement

Microwave Rental Agreement


Storage is for one bicycle only. No other personal property may be stored here. If property other than a bicycle is stored, the property will be removed without notice and disposed of. No motor-powered vehicle (including mo-ped or like vehicles) or flammables fuels may be stored. The use of the storage space may not be sold to anyone.


2019-2020 Academic Year: $52/ academic year ($26 per semester)

Available at: Heritage Commons (Officers Circle residents are able to purchase storage in Gateway Heights located across the street), the Marriott Honors Community and Lassonde Studios.

Indoor Bicycle Storage Agreement

Bike Storage Agreement

A bed loft is a wooden frame that elevates your bed to the height of a bunk bed. In place of a lower bed, you have space to arrange furniture. The picture below depicts the 55.5 inch version of the loft. This loft arrangement creates enough space for your desk and dresser or various other items you may bring with you.



Bed without loft (dimensions under bed)
Length: 80″
Width: 36″
Height: 19.5″

Bed with loft (dimensions under bed)
Length: 80″
Width: 36″
Height: 55.5″

2018-2019 Academic Year and 2019-2020 Academic Year: No Charge for Lofting Service, *while supplies last, available on a first come first served basis

Available at: Heritage Commons.

To request bed lofting, please fill out a maintenance request.

Click Here to Request Bed Lofting

In-room phones are no longer provided in the residence halls or apartments.  In some buildings, the room is equipped with a telephone jack. Plug your land-line phone* into the phone jack on the wall outlet of your room and you can have your own personal University of Utah number! Please note that if you move rooms there will be a new set up fee.

2019-2020 Academic Year Set Up Fee: $170

Available at: Heritage Commons (Chapel Glen, Gateway Heights, Sage Point, Officers Circle, Benchmark Plaza, and Shoreline Ridge)

*Students must supply their own phone

In Room Phone Agreement

In-Room Phone Line

Interior Dimensions
Width: 16″
Height: 6″
Depth: 14″

*style and color may vary

2019-2020 Academic Year: $128/academic year ($64 per semester)

Available at: Heritage Commons, the Marriott Honors Community, Cedar Court 700, U of U at Block 44, Downtown Commons and Lassonde Studios.

Important Note: If you change rooms there will be a $23 labor fee to move the safe.

In Room Safe Rental Agreement

In-Room Safe Rental

This storage area is great for skiers or snowboarders. Due to limited space, availability is based on first-come, first-serve basis.

Width: 3′
Height: 7′ 6″
Depth: 2′ 10″

2019-2020 Academic Year: $146/academic year ($73 per semester)

Personal Storage Rental Agreement 

You can conveniently reserve and purchase a bedding kit that includes (blanket, one set of sheets (flat and fitted), pillow, pillow case, towel, wash cloth) which will be delivered to your room prior to move in.

2019-2020 Academic Year: $90

Available at: Heritage Commons, Cedar Court 700, U of U at Block 44, the Marriott Honors Community, Downtown Commons and Lassonde Studios

Everyone at the University of Utah is encouraged to prepare to for potential disasters they may encounter at any time with no warning. Students are allowed and encouraged to prepare and bring their own emergency preparedness kits. Just remember if you plan to keep these kits in your rooms to leave out prohibited items such as candles, flares, certain knives, etc.

Housing & Residential Education has purchased emergency kits from an outside vendor to sell to students at cost. These kits contain items that are allowed in our facilities. When purchased, the emergency kit will be placed in the student’s room prior to their arrival on campus and billed to a student’s account.

You can have an emergency kit delivered to your room that will include the basics to survive in case of an emergency. The kit includes:

  • 1: 3,600 calorie food bar
  • 3: Canned water
  • 3: Hand & body warmer
  • 1: Emergency poncho
  • 1: Emergency sleeping bag
  • 1: Box of strike-on-box matches
  • 1: Survival whistle
  • 1: Light stick
  • 1: LED flashlight with batteries
  • 1: First-Aid items
  • 1: Tissue pack
  • 1: Medium backpack

2019-2020 Academic Year: $42

Available at: All areas.

To order:

72 Hour Emergency Kit

U of U at Block 44
Garage parking is available on a first come first served basis for residents in Block 44. Parking stalls will be assigned for a fee of $60/month. Students will be given a parking fob to access the garage and a permit tag to place in their vehicle. Guests or residents without a Block 44 parking permit should use street parking, not the garage. Vehicles parked in the garage without a permit will be towed at the owner’s expense. Students interested in a parking space at Block 44 can request a spot by completing the online form below.

Click here to request parking at Block 44 

Cedar Court 700
Residents can purchase a parking pass to park in the lots near Cedar Court 700 for a fee of $3/year. Parking permits can be purchased through Commuter Services.

Downtown Commons 
Downtown Commons 1 & 2 offer free parking. All lots include security cameras. At Downtown Commons 2, you have the option to pay for gated parking. Please contact your Community Manager to receive access to DTC 2 gated parking if you are interested.

Storage rooms are available for rent for Block 44 residents on a month to month basis for a fee of $50/month. Storage units are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Room dimensions are approximately 5’ x 5’.

Request storage at Block 44 by completing the form below:

Block 44 Storage Room Options
I wish to sign up for a storage unit for the following months: *
Financial Agreement: Storage is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If I am assigned a storage spot after submitting this form, I understand and agree that my Housing account will be issued a monthly storage cost fee. By checking the box below I acknowledge my intent to pay this fee for the duration of the term specified above: * *
Storage Guidelines: I have read, understand, and agree to follow the storage guidelines attached to this agreement (above). I understand that by not following these guidelines my storage privileges may be terminated and financial penalties may apply. * *