Coffee at Rice University


We surveyed over 100 students at Rice University to learn more about the different options they enjoy when they want to pick up coffee or another beverage. Whether it's meeting up to talk over club activities or grabbing a warm drink as a pick-me-up during long study sessions in the winter, our Owls know exactly where to head. Students can even buy their study fuel using Tetra, which is on-campus currency that comes standard with most on-campus meal plans. Plus, most of the places listed offer more than just coffee, with many serving a variety of different teas and non-caffeinated drinks.

Watch the video to see what was ranked in the top five places to get coffee on campus.

Coming to campus soon? All of the places on our list except the serveries serve to the public as well! Try one out and see what you think the next time you come for a visit.


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