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Student Life

Residential_Colleges Residential Colleges

Small communities that form the heart of campus life, our 11 coed colleges are one of the most unique aspects of being a Rice undergraduate. More than just a residential hall, your college will be the place you dine, study, socialize and develop lifelong friendships whether you choose to live on or off campus.


Clubs_and_Organizations Clubs and Organizations

All students are welcome and encouraged to participate in more than 240 student organizations, including performance, media, athletic, academic, religious, cultural and political groups.


Passport_to_Houston Passport to Houston

Rice's Passport to Houston gives undergraduates free, unlimited transportation during the academic year on METRORail and city buses, as well as free or discounted admission to several of the city's museums and the Houston Zoo.


Athletics_and_Recreation Athletics and Recreation

Rice's recreation and fitness options mean that students can exercise their bodies as well as their minds. More than 70 percent of Rice students are involved in some kind of athletic activity.


Arts_and_Events Arts and Events

Outstanding cultural and educational events await you at Rice. Whether you're into theater or politics or you're a spectator or performer, we've got it.


Student_Services Student Services

Rice University strives to provide an intellectually and socially vibrant campus that offers a safe and supportive environment for all. Learn about many campus services and resources available to support your achievements, enhance your college experience, and assist in times of difficulty.