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Housing Information

IMPORTANT: Please do not book travel until enrollment is confirmed.

Hotel Option

Houston Marriott Medical Center 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030
Telephone: 713-796-0080
Rate: $135/night standard

Transportation to/from Rice will be provided from the Marriott.

Please do not book a hotel until you are registered in your desired course. Additionally, please pay careful attention that you are booking a hotel during the week in which your APSI course is held.

The Houston Marriott Medical Center is located a few blocks from the campus. Rates do not include parking ($11.00/night for self-park and $25/night for valet) or taxes. Room amenities include a small refrigerator, hair dryer, clock radio, iron and ironing board.

Check-in is on the Monday before the start of each Institute and check-out is on the Friday of each Institute. The Marriott will host a reception on Thursday evenings for AP participants. Please check with the hotel desk upon check-in.

Make your reservations directly with the Houston Marriott Medical Center by the deadline below at 1 (800) 228-9290. Identify yourself as a participant in the Rice University AP Summer Institute. Online reservations are available by clicking the appropriate group link below. Please ensure you select the week you are attending. Please reserve your room as soon as your registration is confirmed, as the special rate cannot be guaranteed after the reserved block of rooms has been filled, or after the deadline below:

Week

Group Link

Deadline

July 18-21 Week 1 June 26
July 25-28 Week 2 June 26
Aug. 1-4 Week 3 June 26

Click here to download a PDF of additional hotel options.  

Campus Housing Option

Rice University offers dormitories for your stay within our beautiful campus. Each room is equipped with a bed, dresser, closet, desk and chair. Please do not register for campus housing until you are registered in your desired course. Additionally, please pay careful attention that you are registering for campus housing during the week in which your APSI course is held.

NOTE: Campus Housing is only for registered participants of the AP Summer Institute.

Week

Group Link

July 18-21 Week 1
July 25-28 Week 2
Aug. 1-4 Week 3

Check in: Monday from 3-5 p.m. only. Keys are not available after 5 p.m. please plan your travel accordingly.

Check out: Friday from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Rate: $439.00/week 
Price includes parking, breakfast Tuesday-Friday and dinner Monday-Thursday. Lunch Tuesday-Friday is included with workshop registration. 

The following items are NOT provided by Rice housing. You must make arrangements to bring them yourself.

  • Towels
  • Toiletries to include shampoo, soap, etc
  • Sheets, blankets, pillows
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • TV, computer (wireless internet is available at no cost)
  • Alarm clock
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator
  • Laundry detergent
  • Hangers

An optional linen package is available from Rice Housing for $10 per day. Please click here to pre-order your linen package.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions for information on refunds and cancellations.

Dining Services 
Dining services provides breakfast and dinner for campus housing guests. Special dietary needs can be accommodated within reason. Vegetarian and gluten free options are available.

Campus Parking  
Campus parking is included with your tuition and provided in an assigned lot, to be determined. The Rice shuttle bus travels the “inner loop route” from 7 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays. After that time participants will need to walk across campus to return to their housing.

Information Technology 
Free wireless internet access is available throughout campus. No password is necessary.

Fondren Library Public research terminals are located directly around the reference desk on the first floor of the library. Computers for online catalog searching are also available on each floor. Computer access for e-mail and word processing is not available to the public. (library.rice.edu/)