Student Center Venues

The Student Center coordinates the reservation process for the Ley Student Center, Rice Memorial Center, the Chapel, the Brown Garden and the Ray Courtyard. Available venues and their maximum occupancy are listed below:

Conference Rooms

  • Holland Private Dining Room (12)
  • Meyer Conference Room (20)
  • Ley Conference Room  (16)
  • Ley Meeting Room (12)

Lounge

  • Miner Lounge (35)

Multi-function Spaces

  • Farnsworth Pavilion (80 dining/100 lecture)
  • Grand Hall (250 dining/325 lecture)
  • Sammy’s (100 dining/200 lecture)
  • Grand Hall & Sammy’s (350 dining/525 lecture)
  • Chapel (126 in pews/226 w/added chairs)

Outdoor Spaces

  • Brown Garden (100)
  • Ray Courtyard (300)

Other

  • Grand Hall Lobby (4 vendor tables)
  • Willy’s Pub (299) - email willypub@rice.edu to inquire/reserve
LOCATION

ADDRESS AND EMAIL

Rice Memorial Center
Room 202
6100 Main Street MS-530
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 348-4097
studentcenter@rice.edu

BUILDING HOURS

Monday - Friday
7:00am - Midnight

Saturday
9:00am - Midnight

Sunday
12:00pm - Midnight


OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm (limited staff)

Our entire staff will be available virtually Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.