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Frequently asked questions about life at The Landing, Salt Lake City

Thinking of moving to Salt Lake City for your studies? You won’t be disappointed! Check out our FAQs to get all the answers you need about studying in Salt Lake City, and living at The Landing.

What are the best student activities in Salt Lake City?

With such a large student population, Salt Lake City is a lively and thriving destination for any young person. It’s packed with great bars, breweries, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Plus, with its proximity to nearby lakes and the Wasatch mountain range, it’s the perfect destination to get your fix of the great outdoors too. Want to find out more? Check out our student’s guide to Salt Lake City here[GS1] , featuring all the best places to eat, drink, and make memories with your college friends.

How big is Salt Lake City?

Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah and has a population of 203,372. It’s considered a big city, but it’s also very easy to travel around. Driving around town is simple thanks to the city's grid layout and ample parking places.

With 120 routes, 6,200 stops, and a fleet of more than 400 buses, Salt Lake’s City UTA buses are a great option for those without a car. Alternatively, you can use TRAX – the city’s light rail system, that runs seven days a week, with just 15 minutes between trains during peak times.

Is Salt Lake City a good place to live?

With its thriving bar and restaurant scene, affordable living, and endless ways to enjoy the great outdoors, Salt Lake City is the perfect place to live and study. It’s a city that’s growing quickly, particularly among young professionals. In fact, Utah has become the youngest state in the nation as more young people and college students head to the region.

Why is it called Salt Lake City?

Salt Lake City was given its name due to its proximity to the Great Salt Lake – the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere. Great Salt Lake State Park and Antelope Island State Park provide visitors with multiple ways to enjoy the lake and its views – including hiking, mountain biking, swimming, and kayaking. 

How close to campus is The Landing?

The Landing is conveniently located on the corner of 500 S 1300 E in the UU college district. It’s just one block from the University of Utah campus, on the pick-up route for the city bus line, and a short walk away from the TRAX Light Rail Station.

What facilities are available at The Landing?

The Landing’s unique amenities are geared towards an on-the-go, active student lifestyle. There’s a 24-hour fitness center, a study room, in-house salon and barbershop, coffee bar, and media lounge. Oh, and let’s not forget the amazing SkyDeck – the perfect spot to watch the sunset or take in panoramic views of the city.

What appliances are available at The Landing?

At The Landing, each apartment is equipped with a wide range of stainless-steel appliances including a built-in oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, and air conditioning. You’ll also have access to our web-controlled laundry facilities for all your washing and drying needs.

Is there on-site parking available?

Yes, there is a dedicated garage at The Landing which you can use to park your car. However, there’s only a certain number of spaces, so we’d suggest that you’d book your space sooner rather than later. There’s also bike storage if you prefer to travel on two wheels.

Why Yugo?

Our student housing is more than just a place to live and learn. It’s a holistic living experience with great spaces across the US, as well as across Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

We give our students a supportive place to grow on and off campus. When you choose Yugo, alongside your desirable accommodation, you’ll experience the great lifestyle that The Landing provides.

So, there you have it! Our top FAQs about life at The Landing. We hope you found the answer you were looking for – but if you didn’t, please check out our USA FAQs or simply get in touch.