Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community

About This Project:

The new Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community serves as a foundation for The University of Utah’s commitment to excellence in higher education and learning and provides an environment that enriches the Honors College community. This project is the heart and center of the Honors College. Designed to generate activities, collaboration and interaction, this facility provides a superior learning environment for the Honors students at the University. This community also serves as a visible icon to the University's commitment to teaching, research, learning, living and public life.

The Honors Housing project is a 314-bed apartment community and is the first phase of a proposed 1,800-bed, three-phase project that is part of the South Campus Housing development as outlined in the University’s Campus Master Plan. 

Design Features:

  • 304 Student beds
  • 6 Resident advisor beds
  • 4 Live-in staff/faculty beds
  • Honors College
  • Café
  • Parking

ARCHITECTS: Jacoby Architects/Potter Lawson

CONTRACTOR: Gramoll Construction

LOCATION: 250 S. Mario Cappechi Drive, SLC, UT, 84112

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 163,726

START DATE: 07/30/2009

COMPLETION DATE: 06/28/2012

Artist rendering of the honors housing complex
honors housing under construction
Honors Housing - East Side View

Construction Impacts

Contact Info

Christin Robbins

Tami Cleveland

Shannon Failner

  • Administrative Assistant
  • office: 801-581-3135
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John McNary

  • Director, Campus Planning
  • office: 801-581-6573
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Cory Higgins

  • Executive Director
  • Facility and Construction Operations
  • office: 801-581-5082
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