TACC's Offices & Visualization Laboratory
TACC's offices are located in the Advanced Computing Building (ACB, Building 205) and the Research Office Complex (ROC, Building 196) on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC) of The University of Texas at Austin (learn more about the campus). The PRC is within this area:
- Loop 1 highway (also called MO-PAC) on the west
- Burnet Road on the east
- Braker Lane on the north
- Highway 183N (also called Research Blvd.; it is running southeast-northwest at this point) on the south
Loop 1 and Highway 183 are major thoroughfares in Austin. There is an exit for Burnet Road on Highway 183, and there is an exit for Braker Lane on Loop 1.
Note: All visitors must now enter the PRC via the Burnet Road entrance (1 block south of Braker Lane). The Braker Lane entrance is for staff only.
Parking on the Pickle Research Campus
After entering the gated campus, stop and inform the guard that you are a TACC visitor. To get to the Advanced Computing Building (ACB, Building 205), continue past the guard booth, and past the chain link gate to Exploration Way, then make a right. ACB is the second to last building on the right with the overhanging patios.
When you arrive at ACB, you may park in the covered parking lot or on the street. Please obtain a parking pass from one of the kiosks. Walk up the pathway to the building entrance. Please check in with the receptionist.
MetroRapid Route 803
MetroRapid Route 803 Burnet/South Lamar has a bus stop located on the Pickle Research Campus. Students, faculty, and staff ride free with their UT ID, or a $3/day unlimited riding pass is available for purchase onboard the bus. MetroRapid service is offered seven days a week. MetroRapid Route 803 operates with signal priority technology, real-time arrival information, multiple-door boarding, mobile ticketing, upgraded stations and free Wi-Fi.
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Loading Dock Deliveries
The loading dock is located on the southeast corner (back) of ROC 196. Please pull into the loading area, and dial 512-475-9410 for assistance.
TACC Visualization Laboratory (Vislab)
TACC's Vislab is located on the main campus in the Peter O'Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences (POB), Room 2.404a. The POB is located on the Southeast corner of Speedway and 24th Street (201 East 24th Street). We recommend that you park in the San Jacinto garage located on San Jacinto, north of 24th Street. Visit the POB website for more information.
Mailing Address and Contact Information
Texas Advanced Computing Center
Research Office Complex 1.101
J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Building 196
10100 Burnet Road (R8700)
Austin, Texas 78758-4497
- UT Austin Campus Mail Code: R8700
- Main Phone: 512-475-9411
- TACC Vislab: 512-232-4772
- Fax: 512-475-9445
- Director's Office, Arleen Umbay, Senior Administrative Associate: 512-471-2763
TACC Main Office Map
TACC Visualization Laboratory Map