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Travel and Lodging

The 2013 Commencement exercises of The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Rice University campus adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. Driving directions to the Texas Medical Center can be found at

Lodging is available at the Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center ...conveniently located adjacent to both the Texas Medical Center and Rice University campus.


Hampton Inn & Suites Medical Center, 1715 Old Spanish Trail Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-797-0040  Fax: 713-797-0094

To access or book the discounted group rate of $109 for standard king or double from May 17-19 click on this link ...enter the dates of arrival and departure. Then click on the special rate code and enter Group Code BIO. Guests of the graduates can also call the hotel directly at 713-797-0040 to book and request for the group code.

Hampton Inn & Suites Medical Center is approximately 2 miles away from Rice University campus and provides complimentary shuttle service to the campus or within a 3 mile radius. Also, included in the group rate:  travelers will enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, complimentary WI-FI and complimentary parking.