About Huntsman Cancer Institute
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah is the official cancer center of Utah. HCI's mission is to understand cancer from its beginning, to use that knowledge in the creation and improvement of cancer treatments, to relieve the suffering of cancer patients, and to provide education about cancer risk, prevention, and care. At any given time, HCI has 200 clinical trials open, and some trials are available to patients at clinics located in Utah's suburban areas and in neighboring states.
Learn more about treatments and services offered at HCI.
Huntsman Cancer Institute’s visitor policy changed as a result of our efforts to provide a safe environment for our patients, staff, and providers and reduce risk from COVID-19. Please check with your clinic before your visit for the most up-to-date information.
Masks are only required in the following hospital and clinic settings:
- Infusion centers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute Hospital and Community Clinics
- Outpatient BMT (Clinic 2E) and Hematology (Clinic 2D) waiting rooms, hallways, and exam rooms
- Huntsman Acute Care (HAC), when entering patient exam rooms
- Inpatient BMT, Hematology, and Huntsman Intensive Care (HICU) units, when entering patient rooms
- With any patient who has identified Respiratory Precautions
- If a patient or visitor wears a mask and requests the same of the care team during the interaction
Masks are not required in research buildings.
Huntsman Cancer Institute Main Location
Huntsman Cancer Institute is located at the northeast corner of the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, just east of Primary Children’s Hospital and University of Utah Hospital. View and print our map and directions sheet, which includes information about our free valet parking (available Monday-Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm).
Learn about HCI construction projects that might affect your travel.
From Salt Lake International Airport
Take I-80 east for about four miles to the 600 South exit. Follow 600 South about two miles to 700 East. Turn left. Go five blocks north to 100 South. Turn right. Head east on 100 South for one mile. The road becomes North Campus Drive. See The final stretch below.
From I-15 northbound
Take the 600 South exit. Go east about two miles to 700 East. Turn left. Go five blocks north to 100 South. Turn right. Head east on 100 South for one mile. The road becomes North Campus Drive. See The final stretch below.
From I-15 southbound
Take the 400 South exit. At the first stoplight, turn left onto 400 South. Head east about two miles to 700 East. Turn left. Go three blocks north to 100 South. Turn right. Head east on 100 South for one mile. The road becomes North Campus Drive. See The final stretch below.
From I-80 westbound
Take the Foothill Drive exit. Go on Foothill Drive about two miles. Turn right at the U of U sign onto Mario Capecchi Drive. The road curves past Moran Eye Center and Primary Children’s Hospital to North Campus Drive. Turn right. See The final stretch below.
Follow signs to the Huntsman Cancer Institute Parking Terrace. Access elevators on P4 of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Parking Terrace, which is Level A of Hospital South. Parking is free for patients and visitors.
The hospital lobby and elevators are accessible through glass doors on Level 4 of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Parking Terrace. Self-parking is available in the Huntsman Cancer Institute Parking Terrace. View a map of the hospital.
Beacon Lighting Schedule
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah will light the Beacon of Hope in different colors to show support for cancer research and veterans during the month of November. The Beacon of Hope is typically lit in blue from dusk to dawn as a symbol of HCI’s commitment to advance cancer research and provide exceptional cancer care.
The Beacon of Hope is located on the west façade of the HCI Research North building located at 2000 Circle of Hope Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.
Chapel and Meditation Room
The Elyse Pantke White Chapel and Meditation Room on the 5th floor of the Cancer Hospital is a comfortable space for quiet reflection. Religious services are held throughout the week.
Facilities for Guests of Inpatients
Guests of HCI inpatients can access a kitchen, laundry facility, and showers on the 4th and 5th floors of the HCI hospital.
Patient Patio and Labyrinth
Enjoy fresh air, comfortable chairs, and a labyrinth for meditative walking. Access from the 4th floor of the HCI hospital.
The Point Restaurant
8:00 am-2:00 pm
2000 Circle of Hope
6th Floor of the Research Building
The Bistro Restaurant
Breakfast 7 am-10:30 am
Lunch 11 am-8 pm
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 7am -6pm
1950 Circle of Hope
6th Floor of the
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Currently open for grab-and-go meals for essential staff and patients.
For more information about The Bistro, please call 801-587-4600.