Get Help Resources

Immediate Help

If you are concerned for your immediate safety or need emergency services, please contact Rice University Police Department and/or Rice Emergency Management Services at (713)348-6000; If you are on campus, dial x6000.

If you are in crisis and you would like to speak to someone on campus, please call 713-348-3311 (24/7).

If you are in crisis and would like to speak to someone off-campus, please call 832-416-1177 or visit https://www.crisishotline.org/.

To make an appointment with the Student Health Center, please call (713) 348-4966 or email HLSV@RICE.EDU. For more information, visit https://health.rice.edu.

If you experience sexual misconduct, and need immediate supportive measures, please contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator at titleix@rice.edu. You may also contact Rice University’s SAFE Office. The SAFE Office offers care management and navigation to students who are reporting an incident of interpersonal violence perpetrated against them and to students who have been accused of perpetrating interpersonal violence.

If you need help from the Office of Information Technology Help Desk, please visit this site or call (713)-348-4357 or email helpdesk@rice.edu. For more information please visit https://oit.rice.edu/.

Options for Reporting Misconduct

If you have experienced discrimination (such as a bias-related incident)or sexual misconduct, please submit a complaint or copy and paste this link into your toolbar: Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Complaint Form (maxient.com).

To report discrimination (bias-related incidents) or sexual misconduct on someone else’s behalf, please go here or copy and paste this link into your toolbar: Mandatory Reporting Form-Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking (maxient.com). Please remember, if you are an employee, you are required by law to report sexual misconduct. Please go here to learn more about reporting. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Title IX | Rice University

If you would like to make a report anonymously through our EthicsPoint hotline, please go here EthicsPoint - Rice University or copy and paste this link into your toolbar: EthicsPoint - Rice University. Your may also call 1-866-294-4633 (toll free), or visit online at www.rice.edu/ethics.

If you would like to consult with someone before you make a report or file a complaint regarding discrimination or sexual misconduct (such as sexual harassment) under Title IX may contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator at:

Dr. Richard Anthony Baker
Office of Access, Equity and Equal Opportunity
6100 Main Street MS 130
Houston, TX 77005
titleix@rice.edu
713-348-6405

Counseling Support Services

If you are a student in need of general support services, please contact the Student Wellbeing Office please call at (713) 348-3311 or email: wellbeing@rice.edu. For more information, please visit: https://wellbeing.rice.edu/student-wellbeing/about-us

If you are a student in need of confidential counseling services, please call the Rice Counseling Center at (713) 348-3311 (24 hours) to schedule an appointment. For more information, please visit https://wellbeing.rice.edu/counseling-center/about-us.

If you are an employee in need of confidential support services, please consult with the Employee Assistance Program at (713) 500-3327 or toll-free at (800) 346-3549 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Alternatively, you may access Rice’s EAP online portal (Username: owls; Password: owls) to take advantage of helpful resources.

Accommodations and Supportive Measures

At Rice University, we aim to provide a living, learning and working community where all its members are put in the best position to thrive. In doing so, we provide accommodations to qualifying members who request such adjustments.

For individuals who are requesting an accommodation because of their disability, please contact the Disability Resource Center. To locate the Access and Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities policy, please go here.

For individuals requesting an accommodation because of their religion, please communicate your request directly to your supervisor, course instructors or the Rice affiliated entity you are requesting the adjustment from. For more information regarding religious accommodation, please go here or contact AEEO.

For students and employees who have experienced sexual misconduct, you may be provided supportive measures. Supportive measures are non-disciplinary, non-punitive individualized services offered as appropriate, as reasonably available, and without fee or charge to the party. If you are a student requiring supportive measures, please contact the SAFE office or AEEO. For employees requesting accommodations, please contact HR or AEEO.

If you are a pregnant student or employee and require accommodation, please contact AEEO.

Consultation

Discrimination, Harassment and Title IX

Rice University is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. Accordingly, Rice University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected categories under the law, in its admissions policies, educational programs, or employment of faculty or staff. Anyone with questions and/or complaints regarding discrimination or sexual misconduct (such as sexual harassment) under Title IX may contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator at:

Dr. Richard Anthony Baker
Office of Access, Equity and Equal Opportunity
6100 Main Street MS 130
Houston, TX 77005
713-348-6405
Richard.A.Baker@rice.edu

If you are a current employee, and you would like to consult with human resources about a matter that does not include discrimination, please contact people@rice.edu or 713-348-2514, or to communicate with an HR Business Partner, please email hrbp@rice.edu> or 713-348-4791. Please visit https://people.rice.edu/ to learn more about Rice Human Resources.

To consult a matter related to you undergraduate experience, please call the Dean of Undergraduates at 713-348-4996 or send an email at ugdean@rice.edu. For more information visit https://dou.rice.edu.

To consult a matter related to you graduate experience, please contact the Dean of Graduates at 713-348-4002 or email the Dean at graduate@rice.edu. For more information of this office please visit https://graduate.rice.edu.

To consult a matter related to your experience at Rice as an international student, please contact the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) at oiss@rice.edu or call 713-348-6095. For more information regarding OISS please visit https://www.rice.edu

Inclusion and Belonging

If you want to discuss issues related to identity, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging on campus, please consult the following offices:

Office of Multicultural Affairs
713.348.5124
mino@rice.edu
https://oma.rice.edu

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
713.348.5688
diversity@rice.edu
https://diversity.rice.edu

Office of Access, Equity and Equal Opportunity
713-348-6405
aeeo@rice.edu
https://aeeo.rice.edu

Religious Exemption From COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

All employees of Rice University are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022 to comply with federal law. The University may allow employees forego this requirement if they maintain a sincerely held religious belief that conflicts with the University’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, provided that accommodating the employee does not pose an undue burden to the University. Employees who request an exemption for religious reasons must complete this form.

Download Religious Exemption From COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Form

Map

If you are geographically lost on campus and in need of a map of Rice, please go here: https://www.rice.edu/campus-maps.

To locate lactation rooms available on campus, please go here or https://people.rice.edu/benefits-rewards/other-benefits/lactation-room/.

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