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 is $1 for each 10 minutes, with a $12 daily maximum and is only payable by credit card. Additional visitor parking areas and rates are highlighted in yellow on the map here.

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


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. IAH Airport. The primary airport is (IAH) Bush Intercontinental with the majority of domestic and all international flight arrivals and departures and is located 25 miles north of campus approximately 35 – 50 min. from Rice University. Cab fare is approximately $50 and shuttles are $28. Hobby Airport (HOU) is located 14 miles southeast of campus and is hub to Southwest and other airlines and is approximately 20 – 30 min. from Rice University. Cab fare is approximately $35 and shuttles are $24.


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