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Orientation Travel Information


All New Student Orientation sessions on main campus are held in the A. Ray Olpin University Union (designated on the map below with the red pin). If driving to campus, please follow signs to the specified parking lot (designated with the blue P). Walking signs and members of our staff will help direct you from the parking lot to the Union.

Please note that parking for New Student Orientation is ONLY in the Central Parking Garage. We DO NOT have the ability to validate parking in any other lots, including the Union Visitor Parking Lot.


New student Orientation Location and Parking Information

Driving Directions To the University of Utah Campus

Driving Directions to the University of Utah Campus

From the West/Airport

  1. From the airport, take the left exit marked Salt Lake/Provo/Ogden for East I-80.
  2. Continue on I-80 East to East 600 South Exit.  Head East on 600 South to 700 East.
  3. Turn left (north) on 700 East.
  4. Go to 400 South. Turn right (east) on 400 South. 
  5. Follow 400 South past the stadium and turn left on 1580 East (Guardsman Way).
  6. Follow 1580 East (Guardsman Way) and vear right onto South Campus Drive.
  7. Turn left on Campus Center Drive, continue on Campus Center Drive and your destination will be on your right. Turn right into parking lot and you will see orientation parking signs.
  8. Once parked in the Central Parking Garage, follow pathway signs and Orientation Leaders to the Union.

From the North

  1. Travel south on I-15 to the 600 South exit.  Head East on 600 South to 700 East.
  2. Turn left (north) on 700 East
  3. Go to 400 South.
  4. Turn right (east) on 400 South. 
  5. Follow 400 South past the stadium and turn left on 1580 East (Guardsman Way).
  6. Follow 1580 East (Guardsman Way) and vear right onto South Campus Drive.
  7. Turn left on Campus Center Drive, continue on Campus Center Drive and your destination will be on your right. Turn right into parking lot and you will see orientation parking signs.
  8. Once parked in the Central Parking Garage, follow pathway signs and Orientation Leaders to the Union.

From the South

  1. Travel north on I-15 to the 600 South exit. Head East on 600 South to 700 East.
  2. Turn left (north) on 700 East
  3. Go to 400 South.
  4. Turn right (east) on 400 South. 
  5. Follow 400 South past the stadium and turn left on 1580 East (Guardsman Way).
  6. Follow 1580 East (Guardsman Way) and vear right onto South Campus Drive.
  7. Turn left on Campus Center Drive, continue on Campus Center Drive and your destination will be on your right. Turn right into parking lot and you will see orientation parking signs.
  8. Once parked in the Central Parking Garage, follow pathway signs and Orientation Leaders to the Union.

From the East/Park City

  1. Travel west on I-80.
  2. Exit at Foothill Drive (also says University of Utah) and head north.
  3. Turn right (north) on Mario Capecchi Drive.
  4. Follow Mario Capecchi Drive until South Campus Drive.  Turn left on South Campus Drive.
  5. Take a left into the parking lot, immediately following Central Campus Drive.  
  6. Turn left on Campus Center Drive, continue on Campus Center Drive and your destination will be on your right. Turn right into parking lot and you will see orientation parking signs.
  7. Once parked in the Central Parking Garage, follow pathway signs and Orientation Leaders to the Union.

To the A. Ray Olpin Union

Follow 1300 East until you reach the intersection with 100 South. Turn right (east/uphill) at 100 South. Follow 100 South which turns into North Campus Drive. Parking in non-designated areas for New Student Orientation will be subject to an additional fee or fine. 

From TRAX Red Line (703)

Exit TRAX at the "Stadium" station (1349 E. 500 S.). Walk north on University Street until you reach Presidents' Circle on your right. Turn right and walk to the top of Presidents' Circle. Proceed to the right side (south) of the Park Building and Student Services Building. The A. Ray Olpin Union is the next building on your left (light brown brick). Enter the building and proceed to the lobby.

*Note: If you are coming to campus on TRAX from the airport, board the Green Line (704) and ride until the Courthouse station (500 South). Transfer there to the Red Line (703), making sure the train is heading towards the University/Medical Center, not Daybreak. 

Directions To the University of Utah Sandy Campus 

Address
One Sandy Center

10011 Centennial Parkway, Suite 100
Sandy, UT 84070

PHONE - 801-587-2520

Other Transportation Options

Salt Lake International Airport: 10 miles from University of Utah Campus

Shuttle Transportation: Express Shuttle Utah - $18 one way, $36 round trip

Taxi: Cab Companies from the Airport - Approximately $25 one way

Lyft and Uber are both accessbilbe from the SLC Airport and throughout the city - prices vary

Last Updated: 4/23/18