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Volunteer Impact Report

Click the banner to view the 2018 Volunteer Impact Report, which highlights the efforts of volunteers across Rice through in-depth features on volunteers making a difference for students, alumni and the university.

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The Rice Investment

Beginning in fall 2019, The Rice Investment will significantly expand financial aid for Rice students and families, allowing many talented students to attend college tuition free.

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Rice Portal

Stay in touch with your fellow Owls through the new Rice Portal! Sign up today at to access the Rice Alumni Directory, Owlmanac Online and other tools designed to keep you connected with Rice.


Volunteers for Rice help strengthen the university with their experience and expertise. Through a variety of opportunities spanning interests and spanning the globe, we hope to connect the Rice community to volunteer positions that are meaningful not only for the university, but also for the volunteer.

Featured Opportunity

Sign up to be a Gateway OwlConnect Mentor!

Gateway OwlConnect Mentors attend lunchtime chats with a small group of undergraduates related to your career journey. Answer questions from students about your everyday work, industry topics, and the link between academic and career choices. The time commitment is 1-2 hours and lunches are held year-round from 12-1 pm on campus.

Please click the button below to learn more or to sign up.











We are pleased to present you with the 2018 Volunteer Impact Report, where you can see how Rice volunteers across the country and the world give back to Rice and impact the lives of Rice students, alumni, parents and friends alike.


Become A Volunteer

Let us know how you would like to be involved by filling out the volunteer application form.



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