Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Live. Create. Launch.

Welcome to the nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the University of Utah. Whether you want a deep dive or only have an hour, the Lassonde Institute has something for all students to learn how to become a founder, creator or change-maker. Got an idea? Looking for a team? Or want to live, create or launch at Lassonde Studios? Jump in and make it happen!


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Lassonde Studios

All students are welcome to live, create and launch at our new building at the University of Utah. Find out why Architectural Digest named Lassonde Studios one of the nine best new univesity buildings in the world. The first floor is an innovation space for all students on campus. Above are four floors of residential space for 400 students.

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Construction Notice: Moving into Lassonde Studios

Sorry for the mess! The main road getting to Lassonde Studios is under construction. Please…

Thirst Now Open on U Campus (Free Drinks at Grand Opening!)

An entrepreneur from an early age, University of Utah senior Ethan Cisneros has capitalized on…

Lassonde Studios Awarded LEED Gold Building Certification

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today that Lassonde Studios –…

4 Startups Receive Get Seeded Grants in July

Four student startup teams received milestone grants at the Get Seeded Final Pitch Event in…