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Housing Accommodations

Specially desgined map for you to get to and from the campus from the Guest House, Hotel or Residence Hall.  You will also be given a copy of this map in the program.


This year we have three housing options all within walking distance of the Meeting Venue. 

Individual must make their own housing arrangements.

Click here for an labeled and enlarged view (.pdf) of the Health Sciences Center campus.  This will help you decide which location is best for you.

University Park Marriott Hotel in Salt Lake City

The hotel is in the Research Park adjacent to the University.  It is approximately one mile from the meeting site. The walk is nice through the old Fort Douglas, subsequently the Olympic Village and now part of on-campus student housing. There is a free campus shuttle bus to all areas of the campus that circulates about every 15 minutes.  The hotel is NOT on the light rail transit system, TRAX, and not very well served by the city bus system.  Parking is free.  A limited complimentary shuttle service to and from University of Utah Campus and theTrax Station as well asTrolley Square (movies, restaurants and shopping) is provided. There is no parking on campus unless you are handicapped. Free internet, hair dryer, cable TV, coffree maker, refrigerator and iron are in each room. This is entirely a NON-SMOKING  hotel. 

Our room rate for one or two people is $109.00 US dollars plus 12.5% tax. Room selection can be a single king beg or two queen beds.  Junior suites sleep 3 and are $139+ tax and are ideal for a family. They have a small refrigerator, sink and microwave.  This hotel does NOT include breakfast. There is a restaurant, lounge and Starbucks coffee kiosk. There is an exercise facility.  This is the only one of our suggested choices that has a swimming pool. This is the only accommodation that has a liquor license.  The Slice of Life Hospitality hospitality suite will be the presidential suite and terrace on the top floor of the hotel overlooking the valley and moutains.

You must make your reservation prior to May 24, 2007 to receive the discounted rate. Rooms held for this meeting will be released on this date. Any reservation requests received after May 24, 2007 will be accepted based on availability. When making reservations, please refer to the meeting as Slice of Life.  You can go through Marriott Hotel's central reservations, 1-800-637-4390, but if you have trouble getting the room rate the direct number to call is 1-801-581-1000.

University Guest House

The University Guest House opened in 1999 and serves visiting faculty, patients and their famlies and conference attendees. We have booked a block of rooms, but the Guest House fills quickly because of its location and price. It is 2 blocks from the Health Sciences Education Building where all the workshops and sessions will be held. This is a non-smoking facility.  No smoking inside any room including the bedrooms.  The Guest House is a few blocks from the Trax station that goes directly to downtown. Free campus shuttle buses stop at the Guest House.

All guest rooms have the following amenities: Refrigerator, Microwave Oven, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron and Board, Full bath, Satellite TV, Alarm Clock, Voice Mail, free lolcal phone calls, ethernet (wireless available) and USA Today newspaper delivered each weekday. Complimentary Deluxe (read substantial including eggs) Continental Breakfast is served daily in our lobby. Overnight parking is complimentary for all hotel guests. There is a fitness room but no swimming pool. You can purchase cafeteria style meals in the Heritage Center which is a central common space for the residence halls.

Our room rate for one or two people is $72.00 US dollars plus 12.5% tax. Room selection can be a single king bed or two queen beds.There is an additional $10/person charge for a thrid or fourth person in the room.  There are some single king suites, but you will have to inquire as we did not book any of them. This hotel includes breakfast. There is an exercise facility.  Since the Guest House is on Universtiy property there is no bar.  When making reservations, please refer to the meeting as Slice of Life.  The cut off date for holding our block of rooms is June 1, 2007.  Hotel Reservations: 801-587-1000 Toll Free: 1-888-416-4075.  Address:  110 South Fort Douglas Boulevard, Salt Lake City, UT 84113-5036, Phone: 801-587-2980, Fax: 801-587-1002


University Student Housing (The Winter Olympic Village of 2002)


Completed in the fall of 2000, Heritage Commons was the site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games athlete village. All accommodations are suite style.  Double rooms have two twin beds with a shared bath; four people per suite.  Single rooms have one twin bed with a shared bath; two people would share one bath.  The single suites are two and four bedroom; the four bedroom suites have two baths.  All rooms are air-conditioned.  Amenities include linen (not changed every day), basic toiletries, and complimentary Ethernet access (you will need to supply your own Ethernet cord).  The residence hall buildings and individual rooms are secure.  The nearby Heritage Center serves as a central cafeteria for meals which include

Double room rate is $27.21 including tax and the single room rate is $35.01 including tax.

The Peterson Heritage Center cafeteria style dining hall is located in the center of the residence halls for your convenience.  It features an all you care to eat cuisine with a variety of choices many of which are vegetarian. The Heritage Center's reasonably priced for all-you-can- eat buffet meals.  The free campus shuttle bus is not necessary for the confrerence site, but serves other parts of the campus and trax/bus connections to downtown.   The halls are adjacent to the guesthouse (that manages them) and about 3 blocks from the Conference Site. Reservations are made by downloading the attached form and mailing ior faxing it with credit card information BEFORE May 1, 2007.

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