We have lots of programs and tools available to all students. The first floor is a public space open to any student at the University of Utah. Browse our program directory, or just show up and introduce yourself.
We welcome all students to launch a startup or initiative at Lassonde Studios. We have helped launch hundreds of startups. Browse past startups to get inspired, then come to Lassonde Studios and do it yourself.
About Lassonde Studios
Lassonde Studios is a five-story home for student entrepreneurs, innovators and creators at the University of Utah. The housing and innovation facility opened in August 2016. It’s the place where students from any major or background can “Live. Create. Launch.” Students can apply to be one of the “Lassonde 400” residents. All students at the University of Utah are welcome to use the Neeleman Hangar, which is the 20,000-square-foot innovation space on the main floor to connect, test ideas, build prototypes, launch companies and learn by doing. Above are four floors of themed residential and dorm space. The building and diverse engagement opportunities are managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.
Coronavirus News & Updates
For news and announcements about coronavirus for all University of Utah students and campus residents, visit the campus-wide coronavirus website. You can also find information for campus residents on this webpage on the Housing & Residential Education website.
Housing Options & Prices
Residents at Lassonde Studios choose from four themed floors and three housing types. Browse to discover what options will work best for you. Amenities and prices vary by room type.
Watch ‘Live Create Launch at Lassonde’
Summer at Lassonde
Live at Lassonde Studios in the summer to learn about entrepreneurship, get ahead on your degree and work toward Utah residency. We have a variety of programs and opportunities only available in the summer.
In the News
Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah is one of “the 9 best new university buildings around the world.”
— Architectural Digest
“No, this is not one of Silicon Valley’s many office spaces [as well as] playground; it’s Lassonde Studios, a $45 million experiment in education.”
— Fast Company
“A residence hall that blurs life and work the same way technology giants Facebook and Google do at their headquarters.”
— Bloomberg Businessweek
Why Live at Lassonde Studios?
Residential Entrepreneur Community
A select community of active undergraduate entrepreneurs who live, create, and launch together while receiving generous support, mentorship, and scholarships.
Eat at Lassonde Studios
All are welcome to get a bite to eat at the Miller Cafe. The cafe is open to the public late at night and during the same hours as the Lassonde Studios.