Events Venues Information
University's BioScience Research Collaborative features state of the
art meeting and event venues to our research community. Located at 6500
Main, on the corner of University Boulevard, the BRC can meet your
presentation and events needs with auditorium, classroom style and
general events venues. Browse our venue information below and please
contact us for a rate schedule with the most up-to-date pricing for your
Making Your Reservation
Once you have decided on a venue
that you are interested in utilizing, please check our Venue Calendar
for availability. If the venue is not shown as occupied, then please
download the BRC Reservation Request Form, fill it out and email it to
us at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm availability. Event venues are reserved on a first come, first served basis for BRC tenants. Guidelines for advance reservation of BRC venues are as follows:
- BRC Tenants: 1 year
- Rice Depts/Groups: 6 months
- Outside Non-profits: 3 months
All reservation requests are subject to review and must be approved by BRC Management. Weekend events must also be approved by BRC Management and are subject to staff availability. Please note when planning your event, AV support is not available after hours or on the weekends and most likely you will be referred to an outside contractor if AV support is essential. Additional inquiries may be directed to Julie L. Palmer, Events Specialist at 713-348-8407 or via email at email@example.com. To download a pdf of the reservation guidelines for BRC event venues, click here.
To view venue information for all BRC event spaces, please click here.
BRC classrooms are also available to Rice Departments. Please keep in mind that the furniture in these rooms cannot be moved around and food/drink are not allowed.
The BRC classrooms are reserved through the Registrar's Office.
A Rice department can reserve a classroom online or check availability by contacting Chris Higgins, Classroom and Scheduling Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, x8026.
For your reference, below is capacity information for the BRC classrooms:
- Classroom 282 (capacity ~60)
- Classroom 284 (capacity ~35)
- Classroom 285 (capacity ~30)