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​​​Jones Graduate School of Business​​​


About the Jones School​
The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University is one of the world '​​s leading business schools. Named in honor of the late Jesse Holman Jones, a prominent Houston business and civic leader, the Jones School is distinguished by its strong foundation in accounting, finance, marketing, and management with areas of excellence in energy, entrepreneurship, and health care. Degreed programs include the Rice MBA, MBA for Executives, and MBA for Professionals as well as joint MBA degrees in medicine, mechanical engineering and professional science. A PhD in Business attracts candidates aspiring to become faculty members at business schools in prestigious research universities internationally. The Jones School also provides an undergraduate business minor and full schedule of non-credit executive education open enrollment and customized courses for business and industry along with certificates in finance and accounting, health care and marketing. For more information visit business.rice.edu​​

About Rice University
Rice's small size allows personal interaction between students and professors, while our eminent faculty foster the intellectual excitement of a major research university. At Rice, undergraduates at all levels participate in cutting-edge research with world-class faculty in the humanities, social sciences, engineering and natural sciences. Premier architecture and music professors enhance classroom experiences with their exceptional talent and artistry. A Rice education offers personal involvement and excellence in programs that prepare graduates for a changing world. For more information visit www.rice.edu

Directions to Rice University​​'s McNair Hall

From US 59 North or South:
  1. Take Shepherd/Greenbriar exit
  2. Turn onto Greenbriar traveling South (Greenbriar is a one-way street).
  3. Turn left on Rice Boulevard.
  4. Turn right onto campus at Entrance 20. The cross street is Kent.
  5. At the second stop sign (which is Laboratory Road), turn right; the large building on the left is McNair Hall. The ramp down to the Central Campus Garage is on the left just after passing McNair Hall.
From University Boulevard:
  1. Take Entrance 8 and turn left at the Baker Institute (2nd stop sign).
  2. Turn left at the next stop sign (which is Laboratory Road).
  3. The large building on the left is McNair Hall. The ramp down to the Central Campus Garage is on the left just after passing McNair Hall.
From Downtown Houston:
  1. Take Main Street to Rice
  2. Turn right onto Sunset Boulevard stay left as street turns into Rice Boulevard.
  3. Look for campus Entrance 20; turn left into that entrance.
  4. At the second stop sign (which is Laboratory Road), turn right.
  5. The large building on the left is McNair Hall. The ramp down to the Central Campus Garage is on the left just after passing McNair Hall.
More directions are available on the Rice University Website.

Parking in Central Campus Garage
Once you have entered the Central Campus Garage, take a ticket at the turret machine. We will give you a payment ticket that will allow you to park for free. Once you have parked, take one of the elevators or the stairs up to the school. Note: McNair Hall and the Central Campus Garage have different elevators and different stairs.

Please note that this is a very busy day and the Central Campus Garage will likely fill up early in the morning, West Lot 1 parking lot will serve as overflow parking. From the Central Campus Garage drive straight, pass the stop sign and turn left on to the West Lot 1 parking lot.​