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!


Rankings & Recognition

Top-Ranked University Entrepreneur Academic Degree Program
Top-Ranked University Entrepreneur Academic Degree Program
Top-Ranked University Entrepreneur Academic Degree Program
New York Times Fast Company Bloomberg Architectural Digest SXSX Associated Press

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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 university 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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Upcoming Events

Make Safety Training: Wood

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 4:30 - 5:30pm

Workshops: Beginning HTML and Other Website Basics

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Lassonde Institute Information Session and Tour

Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30pm

Make It: Face Engraving

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 1 - 3pm


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