Parking lots across the street from Alice Pratt Brown Hall will no longer be free and will have gated entrances, requiring the driver to insert a credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express, or Discover). Importantly, cash will not be accepted at the gated lots, nor will debit cards. Entry and exit can only be with a credit card that has a functional magnetic strip. Parking fees will accrue at the rate of $1.00 for up to 48 minutes (a rate of $1.25 per hour), with a $1.25 minimum and a $8.00 daily maximum. Drivers who enter but cannot find a space will not be charged if they exit within ten minutes.
ADDITIONAL PAID PARKING
Two minutes further away from Alice Pratt Brown Hall,additional paid parking will be available in the lot located on the southeast side of the Rice Stadium (between the stadium and the Rice University Police Department and Post Office). Parking fees will accrue at the rate of $1.00 per hour, with a $1.00 minimum and a $8.00 daily maximum. Drivers who enter but cannot find a space will not be charged if they exit within ten minutes.
Free parking will be available in the Greenbriar Lot (between the Rice Stadium and Greenbriar Drive, Entrance 10). There is a Rice shuttle bus stop in the Greenbriar Lot, and the buses run approximately every ten to fifteen minutes Monday through Friday before 9:00 p.m.
Underground parking is available in the Central Campus Garage beneath the Jones Graduate School of Management, located immediately east of the Shepherd School. The parking fee is $2.50 per hour, with a $8.00 daily maximum. Both credit cards and cash are accepted here.
The Shepherd School Concert Office will not be able to answer questions regarding parking, nor is the Shepherd School responsible for these changes. If you need more information, call the Rice University Parking Office at 713-348-2020.