Rice Business Facilities Shell Auditorium

Location:

Shell Auditorium
McNair Hall, Loop Road
Houston, TX 77005

Hours:

Weekdays
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

McNair Hall is home to the Shell Auditorium, a state-of-the-art facility used to host special events and large capacity classes.

To set up a reservation, please contact Abigail Link, 713-348-3381.
 
Capacity:  
60 lower bowl         322 first floor w/lower bowl
138 second floor balcony         460 total seats 
Seating: 
Tiered classroom, theater-style seating
Lighting: 
Fluorescent and incandescent, adjustable levels; Blackout capability

Technology

  • Lighting control at wall panels & touch panel
  • Tabletop Touchpanel Controller
  • Theater style seating
  • VGA laptop connection
  • 2 Edge-blended Laser Projectors (Custom 3232 x 1200 resolution to fill screen)
  • Podium with Microphone
  • Dell PC available at lectern
  • 4 Wireless Handheld Mics / 4 Wireless Lavaliere Mics (8 simultaneous)
  • Confidence Monitor at floor level
  • Wi-Fi Wireless Internet
  • Document Camera with height-adjustable table available upon request
  • Blackboard and whiteboard (can be covered with curtains if desired)
Address:
Shell Auditorium
McNair Hall, Loop Road
Houston, TX 77005