Frequently Asked Questions



Where are you located?


We are located on the upper campus of the University of Utah between the L.S. Skaggs Pharmacy building and the Biomedical Polymers Research Building, with a walkway connected to the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.


Please visit our maps page or the University's UMap page for help in locating the HSEB.


QR code for map to HSEB
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How do I drive there?


From First South
  • Travel east on First South to the University of Utah campus
  • First South becomes North Campus Drive
  • Travel uphill on North Campus Drive, then turn right onto Mario Capecchi Drive
  • Travel south along Mario Capecchi Drive; turn left at the traffic light onto Medical Drive South
  • Continue east uphill; take the right fork to stay onto Medical Drive South
  • While on Medical Drive South, HSEB will be on the left side.
  • Visitors may park at the HSCPT Parking lot for a fee or with validation. It is two buildings east of HSEB.
  • Students may park at "A" and "U" lots nearby. Look for signs.
From Fourth South
  • Travel east on Fourth South to the University of Utah Campus. Once on campus, this road becomes South Campus Drive.
  • Travel east pass the Huntsman Center (approximately 1820 East)
  • At the traffic light, turn left onto Mario Capecchi Drive
  • Just before the next traffic light bear to the right onto Medical Drive South
  • Continue east uphill; take the right fork to stay onto Medical Drive South
  • While on Medical Drive South, HSEB will be on the left side.
  • Visitors may park at the HSCPT Parking lot for a fee or with validation. It is two buildings east of HSEB.
  • Students may park at "A" and "U" lots nearby. Look for signs.
From Foothill Drive
  • Travel north along Foothill Drive past Research Park
  • Turn right onto Mario Capecchi Drive
  • Just before the second traffic light bear to the right onto Medical Drive South
  • Continue east uphill; take the right fork to stay onto Medical Drive South
  • While on Medical Drive South, HSEB will be on the left side.
  • Visitors may park at the HSCPT Parking lot for a fee or with validation. It is two buildings east of HSEB.
  • Students may park at "A" and "U" lots nearby. Look for signs.

Can I get there by Trax or shuttle?


The HSEB is serviced by the Red, Blue, Yellow and Black University Shuttle lines, which are free for anyone on campus. In addition, numerous Utah Transit Authority (UTA) public transit routes, including Trax, can get you to campus easily and efficiently while avoiding the hassles of traffic and parking. Check with UTA for more information.


Where can I park?


Map from UofU Parking Services
Parking FAQs


  • Visitor Parking

    There is limited visitor parking in the vicinity of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. Most parking on campus is fee-based. The University Hospital Parking Terrace provides free, limited parking to patients and visitors. The Parking Terrace east of the Biomedical Polymers Building (southeast of the library), has hourly parking for visitors.

  • Campus Parking for University students, staff or faculty with "A", "U", or "E" stickers.

    Campus Parking Lots are located south and west of the library for the most part (see map). Parking regulations are enforced year-round, including periods between semesters. Permit parking is enforced from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and until 10:00 p.m. where posted. Fire lanes, restricted areas, designated reserved spaces and parking spaces for disabled drivers are enforced 24 hours every day of the year.

  • Parking for Drivers with Disabilities

    Parking stalls for drivers with handicapped plates are identified by the international wheelchair symbol painted on the asphalt and marked with a blue post. Campus visitors with disabilities can park in disabled visitor parking stalls only, or they can purchase a parking day pass.

  • Metered parking in front of the library: six 1-hour spaces and two 2-hour spaces.

  • Visit the University of Utah Parking and Transportation Services website for more information.

What are your hours?


We are open:


  • Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Holiday hours may vary
  • Current health sciences students, faculty and staff may have after-hours access. Please consult with your school, college or department for details.

Where can I use a computer?


The Computer Suite in room 3100 (third floor) offers 25 open access computer workstations. A University Network ID and Password (uNID) are required for use of the computers. Public access computer pods are also available next door in the Eccles Health Sciences Library.


Do you have Wi-Fi?


Wireless access is available throughout the building via UConnect or UGuest Wi-Fi systems. Current University of Utah students, faculty and staff should log in to UConnect using their uNID and password. Guests can access the web via the UGuest system. Open your web browser and follow the instructions.


Where are the study rooms?


Unless these rooms are reserved for classes or meetings, the following rooms: 2912, 2928, 2929, 2931, 2949, 2957, 2962, 2968, 2969, 2971, 3515A, 3515D, 4100A, 4100D, 5100A, 5100D, are unlocked 24/7/365 for use for studying.


To check the schedule for a particular room, use the HSEB Daily Room Schedule.


What dining options are available?


The England Hub on the ground level of the HSEB is open 7:00 am - 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and serves breakfast and lunch. In addition, the Health Sciences Bookstore (also on the ground level) sells snacks and bottled beverages.


How do I reserve a room or hall for use?


For credit Health Sciences Center classes are given scheduling priority in the Health Sciences Education Building. All classes are entered into the University's scheduling system, which can be viewed at the Scheduling Office website.


The School of Medicine, College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy room scheduling staff enter class requests into the system. Email confirmation is provided for classes included in the schedule. Classes in the Teaching Labs are scheduled by Professor JoAnn Fenn.


The Clinical Staff Education Office in the University Hospital schedules the classroom space in the Clinical Staff Education area: Suite 1100, rooms 1120, 1130, 1140.


All other scheduling is managed as Event Scheduling by the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. To schedule an event contact:


Nancy Litz
HSEB Room 2880
hseb-events@lists.utah.edu
801-581-8052


I need equipment for my class or other event. Whom do I contact?


To request equipment for classroom use, please go to and complete the Equipment Request form. If you have any additional questions, please email us at hseb-requests@lists.utah.edu


Where is the Lost and Found?


Lost and Found services are provided by the Eccles Health Sciences Library at the main floor service desk. Found items turned in at the library will be retained for seven (7) days and then forwarded to Campus Security. For more information please call 581-8772.


Page updated: Wed, 2014-03-19