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Houston Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    Rice University - Grand Hall
    6100 Main St
    Houston, TX 77005

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  • Fair Hours:

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    October 17, 2017
    6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call 703/299-6825.

Exhibitor Information

Location:
Rice University
Rice Memorial Center
6100 S. Main Street MS-530
Houston, TX 77005
713/348-4096

Set-Up Hours:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
5 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Transportation and Directions:
Directions to Rice University
Map of the Campus
The Rice Memorial Center/Ley Student Center (commonly referred to as the RMC, or Student Center) is located off Entrance #20 on Rice Boulevard.


From I-45 or US-59 North or South
Approaching Houston on I-45 North or I-45 South: Take the US-59 South exit. From US-59 South, take the Greenbriar/Shepherd exit. Pass through the light at Shepherd and turn left onto Greenbriar. Drive until you reach the light at Rice Boulevard, and turn left. Drive 1/4 mile then turn right into the Rice campus using entrance #18. Alice Pratt Brown Hall is the first building on your left.


From East or West
Approaching Houston from the west on I-10 East: Take 610 South to 59 North and exit at Greenbriar/Shepherd exit. Turn right onto Greenbriar. Drive until you reach the light at Rice Boulevard. Turn left onto Rice Boulevard.
Approaching Houston from the east on I-10 West: Take the US-59 south exit. From US-59 south take the Greenbriar/Shepherd exit. Pass through the light at Shepherd and turn left onto Greenbriar. Drive until you reach the light at Rice Boulevard. Turn left onto Rice Boulevard.
Approaching Houston from the northwest on 290: Take 610 South to 59 North and exit at Greenbriar/Shepherd exit. Turn right onto Greenbriar. Drive until you reach the light at Rice Boulevard. Turn left onto Rice Boulevard.


From the Galleria/Uptown area
Take West Loop 610 South to 59 North and exit at Greenbriar/Shepherd. Turn right onto Greenbriar. Drive until you reach the light at Rice Boulevard. Turn left onto Rice Boulevard.


From Downtown Houston
Travel south on Fannin Street until you reach Sunset Boulevard. Take a right on Sunset. Stay on Sunset until it splits and veer to the left which is Rice Boulevard.

Bus routes 26, 27, 34, 73, & 87 and MetroRAIL Red Line  all have stops within walking distance.


Exhibitor Parking:
Visitor parking is available in the Central Campus Garage, the underground garage beneath the Jones Graduate School of Business (McNair Hall). To Park in this garage, enter from Rice Boulveard (Entrance #20) and turn right at the second stop sign. The building (McNair Hall) and entrance to the garage will be on your left. Take the elevators at the North East end of the garage to the first floor.
Parking is $1 for each 10 minutes, and $12 daily (maximum) and you can pay with cash or credit card.
Another visitor parking option is the North Annex Lot, right off entrance #20 on Rice Boulevard. The fees for this lot are the same as for the underground garage but you can only pay with a credit card.
3-D Interactive Campus Map
Rice Memorial Center Map
If you need more information, call the Rice University Parking Office at 713/348-2020.
*Rates and availability subject to change without notice.

Shipping Address:
Materials should be shipped to arrive between October 9, 2017 and October 16, 2017. Please track your package on a regular basis to ensure delivery and take note of the tracking number. All packages need to be clearly marked as follows:
Geoffrey Scott
Director of Music Admissions
Rice University
Shepherd School of Music - MS 532
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
(Your Name/Institution)
Hold for NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Recommended Hotels:
Hotel ZaZa
5701 Main St
Houston, TX 77005

Houston Marriott Medical Center
6580 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis St
Houston, TX 77030

Wyndham Houston - Medical Center Hotel and Suites
6800 Main St
Houston, TX 77030

Click here to a view map that shows the above properties and their proximity to the Rice campus.

Promote This Fair!

Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s Performing and Visual Arts Fairs. Help us promote this fair far and wide! Newsletters and posters​ are available for wide distribution. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, social media (#nacacfairs) and in person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support! ​

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