Neumont campus in downtown Salt Lake City marks debut
Published: July 1, 2013 09:26AM
Updated: July 1, 2013 02:11PM
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Paul Fraughton | The Salt Lake Tribune Visitors, faculty and students mingle at a reception for the opening of Neumont University at 143 S. Main St. in Salt Lake City. The university is in the building that once housed The Salt Lake Tribune. Friday, June 28, 2013

With classes beginning July 8, Neumont University has officially marked the opening of its new campus in the historic Ezra Thompson building in downtown Salt Lake City.

The campus, in the former Salt Lake Tribune building at 143 S. Main St., features custom-designed classrooms, innovation labs, multiple student common areas and seven floors of on-campus housing for 100 students.

Neumont expects to bring more than 500 students, staff and faculty to the downtown campus.

The private university, founded in Salt Lake City in 2003, focuses on computer science and related disciplines, such as information systems, game development and Web design.