HPC Logistics

HPC Boot Camp Location

Venue

BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) Building, 
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030

Rice BioScience Research Collaborative

Visitor Parking

Visitor parking is located in a parking garage beneath the BRC. We will provide parking validations to cover your cost of parking each day. The parking garage entrance is located off of Dryden Road.

Campus Shuttle Service

Shuttle busses pick up and drop off at bus shelters and marked bus stops (red circles on above map) every 10 minutes. For additional details see Campus Bus Routes. Rice shuttles can be tracked on your computer at http://bus.rice.edu or on your iPhone (free app at http://iphone.rice.edu). The app allows faster loading of the route map, viewing all the buses on the routes and their locations in real time. The buses are color coded to enable the passengers to identify the buses with colored bus symbols.

Lodging Information

Rice has negotiated rates with several hotels in the proximity to campus. Please inquire at the tine of making your of reservation if they offer any discounts for Rice University visitors. Hotels that are close to the Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative include:

Hotel Zaza
5701 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005 USA
Phone: 1-713-526-1991 / 888-880-3244 Fax: 1-713-526-0359
0.8 miles
Marriott – Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: 1-713-796-0080 Fax: 1-713-770-8100
0.9 miles
Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: 1-713-313-4000 Fax: 1-713-313-4660
1.2 miles
Crowne Plaza Medical Center
8686 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054 USA
Phone: 1-713-748-3221 Fax: 1-713-796-9371
3.2 miles

Transportation from Hotels

All hotels offer free shuttles that will drop you off at the Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative. Please arrange shuttle service with the hotel well in advance of when you need it.

Limo and Cab Service

Limo Service

Merlo’s Limousines & Charters
Phone: (866) 367-5466
Email: Reservations@merloscharters.com

Taxi Service

Yellow Cab (713) 236-1111
Fiesta Cab (713) 225-2666
United Cab (713) 699-0000

Uber & Lyft also operate in Houston.

Houston Visitor Information

Visit Houston 

Houston Metro Rail Information

Ride Metro Information (Bus & Rail)

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