Parking and Unloading

Event parking for the A.D. Bruce Religion Center is available in parking lot 13A at Entrance 13 - 3841 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77204-3050. Access to parking lot 13 A off of Cougar Place Drive. Handicapped parking is designated.

Customers planning to visit and tour the Religion Center must obtain a parking hang tag/token from the Visitor Information Booth in front of the Athletics / Alumni Center.

Please note that parking lot13A must remain available for faculty, staff and research assistants throughout the weekend. Please do not park in the numbered spaces; they are reserved 24 / 7.

The bride and groom's car or limo may remain parked in front of the building during the wedding ceremony.

Florists and consultants may use the ramped sidewalk at the end of parking lot 13A to access A.D. Bruce Religion Center for unloading at the front steps, but must park their vehicles in lot 13A until it’s time to remove event items from the Religion Center.


The chapel does not provide an area for rehearsal dinners or receptions. The University Hilton Hotel (713-743-2500) and the University Center (832-842-6167) provide catering facilities for rehearsal dinners and receptions.

Please contact these departments directly for quotes and prices.

Responsibilities and Liabilities

The persons making the reservation for a wedding assumes full and complete responsibility for the use of the areas involved and the furnishings, including complete liability for any damages incurred during the period of the reservation. The couple is responsible for the florist and others bringing in and setting up decorations, etc. and for staying within the confirmed time slots for the wedding and wedding rehearsal. While the altar may be moved back, it must not be removed from the altar platform.

The wedding party is responsible for the conduct of and the safety of their guests. The University assumes no responsibility or liability for personal injuries, loss or damaged goods due to negligence of the wedding party and/or their guests. Children must remain in the care and supervision of their parents or guardians at all times. Do not leave any valuables in the dressing rooms. Please remove all items from the dressing rooms at the conclusion of your wedding time block

Items left in the dressing rooms or found in any other areas of the Religion Center will be kept in the Religion Center office.

Resolution of Conflicts

Conflicts with these wedding policies and procedures should be directed to the Manager of A.D. Bruce Religion Center (rm 113).

Guests should remain in the assigned rooms and chapel lobby area as other activities and events may be going on in other areas of the building.

The University Police may remove individuals remaining past the allotted reservation time.