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While you’re living at the U, we want your experience to be something you remember long after you graduate. In order to do this, we offer a multitude of opportunities to help you thrive while you’re living in your residence hall or apartment.


When thinking about life on campus, you might be asking yourself what’s in it for you. We in Housing & Residential Education are creating a place where we hope you will be able to experience the following:

    • A Culture of Belonging We want you to feel a strong sense of connection to the University of Utah, to have friends within the on-campus community, and to know that you matter to us.
    • Collegiate Success Earning a degree prepares residents to make a lifetime of meaningful impact. However, deeply engaged learning cannot be done alone; it is something that blossoms when done in community. Residents on campus connect with other community members to strengthen their academic interests.
    • Personal Development Going away to college and living on campus will be a fantastic challenge, and through that challenge, you will grow as a person. Our staff and our activities are designated to help you find your greatest sense of well-being, not just in college, but far beyond it.

So join in. Go to an event. Talk with your RA. Participate in RHA. Meet your Resident Director. Take full advantage of Living at the U! Want to learn even more? Check out our Housing Viewbooks below!

Be sure to check out our neat videos to really get a feel for what living on campus is all about! You can also follow us on YouTube for new content, or check out our HRE Living Room Blog for tips & tricks from current residents!

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The Information & Service desks are the hub of the community. The staff will answer your questions -- whatever they might be, guide you to resources, help you in case you ever get locked out, and connect you to the on-call staff. There are three Information & Service Desks. Most Information and Service desks are open 24-hours during the academic year* and are staffed with professional personnel during overnight hours from 11 p.m. - 7 a.m.

*Note: There are alternate hours during the summer and break period, depending upon the activities of the building.

Front Desk Schedule Phone Number
Peterson Heritage Center Open 24 hours 801-587-2000
Marriott Honors Community 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. 801-587-8444
Lassonde Studios Open 24 hours 801-213-8700
Kahlert Village Open 24 hours 801-585-1264