Contact Info and Nearby Hotels

Photo of MER Building

MER Bldg. 160, southeast corner. The NASCENT office is found entering the southern most entrance (inner corner above). Turn right (northward) after entering doorway, second door on right side - Room 1.206.


Directions to MER Bldg. 160 (Google Map)


Austin-Bergstom International Airport

Arriving At

JJ Pickle Research Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758

– from Burnet Road, enter JJ Pickle Research Campus on Read Granberry Trail (heading west)

– left on Harry Ransom Trail (pass both the guard shack and fence, then first left)

– park at MER Bldg. 160 (on your right hand side, main entrance to building is at its center)

Distance: 15.2 miles

Typical Travel Time: 30 mins



Route 803 map – Capital Metro (PDF)

The UT RESEARCH CAMPUS STATION (NB) and UT RESEARCH CAMPUS STATION (SB) are located a short walk north of the NASCENT Center (in MER Building 160) and offer easy access to the Domain shopping district to the north and the Main Campus of UT and downtown Austin to the south. Typically 10 minute intervals during weekday working hours.

For fare information and trip planning, please visit the Capital Metro website.


Search Google Maps for Nearby Hotels

Hotel Name Address Phone
Aloft Austin at the Domain The Domain, 11601 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758 512.491.0777
Archer Hotel Austin 3121 Palm Way, Austin, TX 78758 512.836.5700
Candlewood Suites Austin NW 9701 Stonelake Blvd. Austin, Texas 78759 512.338.1611
Econo Lodge near the Domain 9102 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758 512.835.7070
Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin Arboretum 9505 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 512.372.8771
Extended Stay America, Arboretum North 2700 Gracy Farms Ln, Austin, TX 78758 512.833.0898
Extended Stay America, Arboretum South 9100 Waterford Centre Blvd, Austin, TX 78758 512.837.6677
Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin 11201 N Mopac Expy, Austin, TX 78759 512.527.0734
Hampton Inn Austin NW 3908 West Braker Lane, Austin, Texas, 78759 512.349.9898
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 10711 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 512.346.5555
Home2 Suites by Hilton 2800 Esperanza Crossing, Austin, TX 78758 512.339.2400
Homewood Suites by Hilton 10925 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 512.349.9966
Hyatt House Austin 10001 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78759 512.342.8080
Hyatt Place Austin 3612 Tudor Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 512.231.8491
La Quinta Inn & Ste 11901 N Mopac Expy, Austin, TX 78759 512.832.2121
Lone Star Court The Domain, 10901 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758 512.814.2625
SpringHill Suites Austin 10936 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 512.349.0444
Staybridge Suites Austin Arboretum 10201 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759 512.349.0888
The Westin Austin at the Domain The Domain, 11301 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758 512.832.4197
Townplace Suites Austin NW 10024 North Capital of TX Highway North, Ausitn TX 78759 512.231.9360



The University of Texas at Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering
MER 1.206, Mail Code R8800
10100 Burnet Road, Building 160
Austin, TX 78758-4445

Fax: 512.471.3889