Student Life Center

Located just west of the George S. Eccles 2002 Legacy Bridge and adjacent to the Fort Douglas TRAX stop, the Center connects student lif sith academic life and creates a more engaged campus community.

A. Ray Olpin Union

The A. Ray Olpin Union is the community center of campus that compliments the academic mission of the University. The Union cultivates an environment that serves students by providing social, cultural, leadership and co-curricular opportunities. The Union values diversity and promotes a safe and welcoming atmosphere where students are inspired to realize their potential.

J. Willard Marriott Library

The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah provides research tools, collections and services for students, faculty and researchers.

O. C. Tanner Humanities House

If you’re enrolled in the College of Humanities, the O.C. Tanner Humanities House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Humanities House is for all Humanities majors, and residents receive a $1000 scholarship towards housing.  If you live in the Humanities House, you will be part of a thriving community where the residents are committed to becoming better-informed, thoughtful world citizens.  Often times, this comes through having faculty over for tea, participating in MUSE nights out, and meeting with the many guest speakers who come to campus.

Honors Upper Division Social Justice House

Poulson Honors Thesis Mentoring Community House

If you’re an active member of the Honors College who’s completed your first year at the U, an Honors Thesis Mentoring Community (TMC) is an excellent Theme Community option for you. Honors Thesis Mentoring Communities are in two Officers Circle Houses and the Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community.  Students who live in a TMC have increased access to faculty, staff, and peer support as they pursue one of the most crucial points of their Honors Degree, the thesis. This support will help connect you to research opportunities and provide an ideal environment highly conducive to you academic pursuits.

S.J. QUINNEY HONORS LAW HOUSE

If you’re a current S.J. Quinney College of Law student or an active member of the Honors College and an Honors Legal Scholar or considering Law School in the future, the S.J. Quinney Honors Law House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Honors Law House provides an environment and experiences designed to ensure your academic and professional success.  If you live in the Honors Law House, you will get to interact with guest speakers, meet with advisors to support legal education, and have the opportunity to visit the courthouse.  No specific classes are required for residents who live in the Honors Law House, but there are courses that are recommended.

FIRST SECURITY BUSINESS HOUSE

If you’re a First Ascent Scholar in the David Eccles School of Business, the First Security Business House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Business House is an environment that supports your business education in order for you to reach your full potential.  Additionally, residents have shared experiences that support their knowledge and understanding of accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and operations management.

EMMA ECCLES JONES FINE ARTS HOUSE

If you’re enrolled in the College of Fine Arts, the Emma Eccles Jones Fine Arts House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Fine Arts House is for all Fine Arts majors and seeks to maximize talent and creativity among its community members.  If you live in the Fine Arts House, you will interact those who love both visual and performing arts, and attend galleries, shows, recitals, and performances of your neighbors.  The Fine Arts House has a baby grand piano, a dance room with barre, and plenty of space to practice and create.

CROCKER SCIENCE HOUSE

If you’re enrolled in the College of Science, the Crocker Science House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Humanities House is for all Science majors, and residents receive a $1000 stipend applied to their housing costs.  If you live in the Science House, you will be part of a unique living, learning environment that prompts deep inquiry and understanding into the physical and natural world.  In the past, residents have participated as a team in Science Trivia, had dinner with a Nobel Laureate, and formed study groups for the GRE and MCAT.

Alliance House

If you’re seeking a community that highly promotes equity, social justice, and cultural and social empowerment, the Alliance House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. Residents of the Alliance House are able to select a space in the community without consideration of gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation identity.  The Alliance House is a home for all majors, and seeks to be one of the safest spaces for all identities on campus. Residents engage in activities that affirm and celebrate their fantastic lives.

KENNECOTT HOUSE

If you’re a recipient of the Kennecott Scholarship, a student in the College of Engineering, or a student in the College of Mines & Earth Sciences, the Kennecott House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Business House is an environment that supports your business education in order for you to reach your full potential.  Additionally, residents have shared experiences that support their knowledge and understanding of accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and operations management.

BENNION SERVICE HOUSE

If you’re involved in making significant service contributions to the University of Utah and surrounding community, the Bennion Service House is an excellent Theme Community option for you. The Service House is for all majors.  If you live in the Science House, you will examine your own civic engagement and participate and promote service experiences throughout the year.  Residents are catalysts to foster life-long service and civic responsibility through action, change, and learning.

Downtown Commons

Downtown Commons

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING

Location: Downtown Salt Lake City near prime shopping malls, restaurants, and entertainment options.

Differentiation by area
Downtown Commons 1: graduate student housing
Downtown Commons 2: primarily undergraduate housing 

Description: Downtown Commons 1 and 2 offer exciting, urban apartment options approximately 100 students. Downtown Commons 1 is home to graduate students and Downtown 2 apartments are available to sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate students. Buildings feature 2 or 3 bedroom apartments including full-sized kitchens, and living room spaces. Each building offers adjacent parking lots, easy access to UTA/TRAX, and nearby shopping making it the perfect place to experience the heart of Salt Lake City.

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser, couch, kitchen table and chairs (pending apartment type)
  • Dishwashers
  • Pool table in community room
  • Wireless internet access
  • Cable TV through DIRECTV
  • Laundry facilities in each building
  • Lounge spaces with pool tables
  • On-Site Parking
  • Access to UTA and TRAX

Lassonde Studios

UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE HOUSING- Lassonde Studios, 46

Location: In Central Lower Campus near the Student Life Center, Student Union, Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building as well as several other academic buildings.

Description: Lassonde Studios opened in the Fall of 2016, and is home for 412 student entrepreneurs and innovators. This is a place where students from any major or year can “Live. Create. Launch.” The building features cluster, loft, and pod style living options.  Residents can engage with a community of makers on the four themed maker lounges in the building.

Lassonde Studios also features a 20,000-square-foot innovation space, where students can connect, test ideas, build prototypes, launch companies and learn by doing. The engagement opportunities within this building are facilitated by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business.

Features:

  • Kitchenettes on each floor
  • 20,000-square-foot innovation space
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Outdoor patio
  • 24-Hour front desk and mail
  • Conference and group meeting rooms
  • Miller Cafe
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
  • Free laundry facilities on each floor

Residential Maker Lounge Themes include:

  • Global Impact and Sustainability
  • Products, Design and Arts
  • Adventure and Gear
  • Games and Digital Media

 

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Peterson Heritage Center

The Peterson Heritage Center is open to all university students, 24 hours a day, to serve as a resource and help answer questions. The front desk can also contact resident advisors to provide assistance, as well as to dispatch staff to assist if a housing violation is taking place.

Shoreline Ridge

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING- Shoreline Ridge

Location: On the East Side of Campus within Heritage Commons. Near the Peterson Heritage Center, Red Butte Gardens, and the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.

Differentiation by Area:
825: The building is all 2-bedroom apartments
826: The building is all 2-bedroom apartments

Building Diagrams:

825 Floor 1

825 Floor 2

Description: Shoreline Ridge features 2, 3, and 4 bedroom apartments for upper-division residents. Shoreline apartments offer full-size kitchens, private bedrooms, and spacious common areas. Shoreline is close to our dining center, student solar plaza, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, and plenty of hiking trails out the backdoor.

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser, couch, end table, kitchen table and chairs
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Dishwashers
  • Near the Student Solar Plaza outdoor gathering and grilling space, with a firepit
  • High-speed Internet
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
  • Free laundry facilities on most floors

Benchmark Plaza

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING- Benchmark Plaza, 820, 821, 822

Location: On the East Side of Campus within Heritage Commons. Near the Peterson Heritage Center, Main Housing & Residential Education Office, outdoor basketball and sand volleyball courts, and the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.

Differentiation by Area
820: First floor Equity Office, Inclusion Center, and Computer Lab
822: First floor is the Housing & Residential Education Office

Description: Benchmark Plaza features 2, 3, and 4 bedroom apartments for up to 300 upper-division residents. Benchmark apartments offer full-size kitchens, private bedrooms, and spacious common areas. Benchmark is close to our shuttle stop, Peterson Heritage Center including the dining room, and plenty of hiking trails making it a great place to live, study, and play.

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser, couch, end table, kitchen table and chairs
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Computer lab
  • Equity Office and Inclusion Center
  • Near the Student Solar Plaza outdoor gathering and grilling space, with a firepit
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
  • Free laundry facilities on most floors

Marriott Honors Community

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING- Marriott Honors Community, 112

Location: On the East Side of Campus along Mario Cappecci Drive. Near the Student Life Center, Fort Douglas TRAX Stop, and Huntsman Arena.

Description: The Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community (MHC) features apartment living for 309 Honors students. The MHC apartments offer full-size kitchens, spacious common areas, and great views of campus and the Wasatch Mountains. The MHC is unique because it also includes classroom spaces, an Honors Market/Convenience Store, and a centralized front desk and mail room making it a great place to learn, socialize, and relax.  This building opened in 2012.  Residents are not required to select a meal plan, however many students select one for convenience.

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser, chairs, wardrobe
  • Full sized kitchens with kitchen island and stools
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Centralized laundry room- Free laundry
  • Classrooms and faculty offices
  • Study library
  • Music room
  • Pool table and TV lounge
  • 24-Hour Front Desk and Mail Room (*Link to desk website)
  • Conference and seminar rooms
  • Honors Market and convenience store
  • High-speed internet
  • Ski wax room
  • LEED Gold certified building
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages

 

Explore the various Honors living learning communities:

Honors First Year Floor  |  Honors Thesis Mentoring Communities

Officer’s Circle

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING

Location: On the East Side of Campus within Heritage Commons. Near the Peterson Heritage Center, Shuttle Stop, Stillwell intramural field, and the Eccles Legacy Bridge.

Differentiation by building

 

Building Diagrams

606 First floor layout
606 Second floor layout

607 First floor layout
607 Second floor layout

608 First floor layout
608 Second floor layout

609 First floor layout
609 Second floor layout

610 First floor layout
610 Second floor layout

611 First floor layout
611 Second floor layout

612 First floor layout
612 Second floor layout

613 First floor layout
613 Second floor layout

614 First floor layout
614 Second floor layout

615 First floor layout
615 Second floor layout

 

Description: Officers Circle (OC) is a unique community comprised of 10 individual houses, each with a different academic or themed focus. There are 12 residents in each house, with the Kennecott House housing 13 residents.  All houses are mixed gender and feature large study/lounge spaces, front porches, and kitchens. The OC houses are close to the Peterson Heritage Center, including the dining room, shuttle stop, and Eccles Legacy Bridge making access to all of campus easy and convenient.   A meal plan is required in this living area, the lower level meal plan is available to residents.

 

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser, closet or wardrobe, study tables, couches, end tables, kitchen table and chairs
  • Kitchens in each house
  • Exterior bike storage or indoor bike storage is available in nearby Gateway Heights
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
  • Free laundry facilities in each building

 

House Focus Areas and/or Themes Include:

  • Honors Thesis Mentoring (Building 606)
  • Emma Eccles Jones Fine Arts House (Building 607)
  • J. Quinney Honors Law House (Building 608)
  • First Security Business House (Building 609)
  • Poulson Honors Thesis Mentoring House (Building 610)
  • Kennecott House (Building 611)
  • C. Tanner Humanities House (Building 612)
  • Crocker Science House (Building 613)
  • Bennion Service House (Building 614)
  • Alliance House (Building 615)

For more information about these communities or regarding any additional application materials needed to join these communities, click above!

Each house has a community description under Living Learning Community section.

 

Sage Point

Sage Point 810, 811, 812, 813, 814

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING

Location: On the South East Side of Campus within Heritage Commons. Near Research Park, the Red Butte Gardens, and set on the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.

Differentiation by building
810: Recently renovated and updated
811: Staff offices on the first floor
811: 24-hour fitness center (open to all residents)
812: Sophomore year experience floor
813: Living Learning and Theme Communities: Go Global, Honors First Year, College of Engineering First Year, U Lead, Fine Arts, Undergraduate Research
813: Recently renovated and updated

Building Diagrams:

Sage Point 810 Floor 1   Sage Point 810 Floor 2   Sage Point 810 Floor 3

Sage Point 811 Floor 1   Sage Point 811 Floor 2   Sage Point 811 Floor 3   Sage Point 811 Floor 4

Sage Point 812 Floor 1   Sage Point 812 Floor 2   Sage Point 812 Floor 3

Sage Point 813 Floor 1   Sage Point 813 Floor 2   Sage Point 813 Floor 3   Sage Point 813 Floor 4

Sage Point 814 Floor 1   Sage Point 814 Floor 2   Sage Point 814 Floor 3

Room Layouts:

Sage Point Room Layout

Building Addresses:
These addresses are for location purposes only. If you wish to send or receive mail, please use your Heritage Center mailbox number. Need to request a mailbox? Click here.

Building Address
Sage Point 810 265 Fort Douglas Blvd., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Sage Point 811 220 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Sage Point 812 260 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Sage Point 813 290 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Sage Point 814 295 Fort Douglas Blvd., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113

Description: Sage Point features suite-style single, double, triple and deluxe rooms for approximately 700 first-year and sophomore students. Sage Point is also home to many of our Living Learning and Theme Communities, making it a great place to pursue your interests and make friends. Sage Point is features a 24-hour exercise facility for residents, plenty of outdoor green space, and excellent views of the Wasatch Mountain front. A meal plan is required in this living area.

Features:

Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser, couch, chair (pending room type)
Indoor bicycle storage
Ski wax room
24-hour fitness facility
Lounge Space on Each Floor
Kitchenettes on each floor
High Speed Internet
Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
Free laundry facilities in each building

Gateway Heights

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING- Gateway Heights 806, 807

Location: On the East Side of Campus within Heritage Commons. Near the Peterson Heritage Center, and Shuttle Stop.

Differentiation by building
806: male designated building
807: female designated building

Building Diagrams:

Gateway Heights 806 Floor 1, Gateway Heights 806 Floor 2

Gateway Heights 807 Floor 1, Gateway Heights 807 Floor 2

Room Layouts:

Chapel Glen Double, Gateway Heights Double and Triple Room Layout

Building Addresses:

These addresses are for location purposes only. If you wish to send or receive mail, please use your Heritage Center mailbox number. Need to request a mailbox? Click here.

Building Address
Gateway Heights 806 120 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Gateway Heights 807 160 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113

Description: : Gateway Heights features suite style double and triple rooms for first-year students. Gateway Heights halls are single gender by building and offer several common area spaces for studying, socializing, and meeting new friends. Gateway is adjacent to the shuttle stop and the Peterson Heritage Center, which includes our dining room. A meal plan is required in this living area.

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Cozy lounge spaces including fireplaces
  • Nearby shuttle stop
  • Adjacent to the LEAP house where LEAP classes are offered
  • Kitchenettes in each building
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
  • Free laundry facilities in each building

Chapel Glen

UNDERGRADUATE HOUSING- Chapel Glen 802, 803, 804

Location: On the East Side of Campus within Heritage Commons. Near the Peterson Heritage Center, University Hospital, and the Eccles Legacy Bridge to lower campus and the Fort Douglas TRAX stop.

Differentiation by building
803: Staff offices
803: 24-hour fitness (open for all resident use)
804: No indoor bike storage, uses 802

Building Diagrams: 

Chapel Glen 802 Floor 1   Chapel Glen 802 Floor 2   Chapel Glen 802 Floor 3

Chapel Glen 803 Floor 1   Chapel Glen 803 Floor 2   Chapel Glen 803 Floor 3

Chapel Glen 804 Floor 1   Chapel Glen 804 Floor 2   Chapel Glen 804 Floor 3

Room Diagrams:

Chapel Glen Double, Gateway Heights Double and Triple Room Layout

Building Addresses
These addresses are for location purposes only. If you wish to send or receive mail, please use your Heritage Center mailbox number. Need to request a mailbox? Click here.

Building Address
Chapel Glen 802 90 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Chapel Glen 803 80 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
Chapel Glen 804 102 Connor St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84113

Description: Chapel Glen features suite style double and single rooms for first-year students. Chapel Glen floors are co-ed and offer several common area spaces for studying, socializing, and meeting new friends. Chapel Glen is close to the medical and health areas of campus and features several nearby outdoor spaces perfect for soaking up some sun, relaxing, and includes slacklining poles. There is a fitness area in Chapel Glen 803 for use by all residents. It is accessible 24-hours a day. A meal plan is required in this living area.

Features:

  • Furniture including: Twin XL bed, desk, chair, dresser
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Nearby shuttle stop
  • Kitchenettes in each building
  • 24-hour fitness facility
  • Ski wax room
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable TV with HBO, internet TV viewing, HBO and Cinemax To Go packages
  • Free laundry facilities in each building

 

Bath House

University Guest House

Our 180-room hotel features spectacular views of the Salt Lake Valley, Chapel Glen and the surrounding campus. Its proximity to both a TRAX train station and a campus shuttle stop allows you to explore both campus and Salt Lake City easily. Add affordable, comfortable rooms with fantastic amenities and you’ll understand why visitors love the Guest House.

  • Public Area Wireless Internet
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • Complimentary Overnight Parking
  • 24 Hour Desk
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Fitness Room
  • Convenience Store
  • Ice and Soda Machines
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