Duncan Hall

The Rice Networks Group is located in the Anne and Charles Duncan Hall building located on the northeast corner of the inner loop of the Rice University campus. Click here for links to maps.

Rice Visitor Parking

The Founders Lot visitor parking at entrance #2 and Main St. is a short walk to Duncan Hall. Paid visitor parking rates are here and only payable by credit card.

The best access to these visitor lots, are as follows:

– Founder’s Court Lot, use entry 2 off of Main Street
– North and North Annex Lot, use entry 20 off of Rice Blvd
– BRC Garage from Main to the entrance on Dryden


IAH Airport. The primary airport is (IAH) George Bush Intercontinental with the majority of domestic and international flight arrivals and departures. United Airlines has non-stop flights to Houston from most US cities, as well as from international hubs such as London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Tokyo. For a listing of all IAH Airlines and IAH Destinations. IAH is located 25 miles north of campus. For directions and live traffic map here. For all IAH Ground Transportation here.

Hobby Airport. (HOU) is located 14 miles southeast of campus and is hub to Southwest and other airlines, and Destinations. For directions and live traffic map here. For all Hobby Airport Ground Transportation here.


The following two hotels are located nearest to the Rice campus. For a complete list of visitor resources please access our Rice Travel Portal here.

The Hotel ZAZA
5701 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
Telephone: 713-526-1991

Houston Hilton Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis St.
Houston, TX 77030
Telephone: 713-313-4000