Data Science Logistics


BioScience Research Collaborative Building
Rice University
6500 Main St
Houston, Texas 77005

The BRC is building number 9 on the map linked below.  Click on the map to automatically download.


Interactive Houston map showing Rice University.

Visitor Parking

We will provide parking validations to cover your cost of parking each day. Parking is available in the garage located beneath the BRC building.  The entrance to the garage is located on Dryden Street.

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 within walking distance to Rice:

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
InterContinental Hotel – Medical Center
6750 Main Street, Houston TX 77030
Main: +1 713-422-2779
Offering special Rice rate of $179 per night
 0.5 miles
Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: 1-713-313-4000 Fax: 1-713-313-4660
0.1 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 Rice University (bring copy of the above map to show the driver where the BRC building is located). Please arrange shuttle service with the hotel well in advance of when you need it.

Cab Service

Yellow Cab 713-236-1111
Fiesta Cab713-225-2666
United Cab 713-699-0000

Uber & Lyft are also available in Houston.

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