Slide background

Creating opportunities

A life-long volunteer, Ahmad Durrani, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Rice, works to help students learn, grow and become a valuable part of the Rice community.

Slide background

Why I volunteer

For McKinzie Chambers ’20, volunteering is about working with her community to express gratitude for all the ways Rice has invested in her.

Slide background

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.

Slide background

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.

Slide background

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

Faculty and Staff: Sponsor a Campus Club!

Rice students are serious about pursuing their passions and making a difference in the community, and student clubs are an ideal setting for students to collaborate, explore and work together. If you know a group of students who are anxious to band together for a cause or interest, you can help make that happen by becoming a club sponsor









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.



Already a volunteer? Let us know why!

Why I Volunteer