On-Campus Visits

The Office of Admission is open for visits! If you plan on coming to campus, check out our visit options below. We will have an admission officer available each day to answer any questions you may have. And to stay up-to-date on our future visit options, make sure you are on our mailing list by completing the Request Information form.

Student-led tour

Campus Visit

Join us on campus! Take a student-led tour of our beautiful campus, and learn more about our unique traditions and tight-knit community through a student life presentation hosted by current Rice Owls.

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Student-led tour

Classroom Visits

Get an insider’s look at the academic experiences of a Rice Owl! View the full list of Classroom Visit offerings. Please note that Classroom Visits are only open to prospective students and not their guests (this includes parents and guardians).

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Student-led tour

School of Study Experiences

Once a month, learn more about a specific School of Study through panels, activities and discussions. To get the most out of your experience, we recommend joining a Virtual Academic Information Session before attending. Due to finals and winter break, Classroom Visits and School of Study experiences will not return until mid-February.

Group Tours

Group Tours

Are you a counselor or the leader of an organization that serves high school aged students? This tour led by a Rice student is a great way to introduce your students to Rice University, where they’ll get to see our beautiful campus and learn about our amazing programs and vibrant student life.

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Students chatting around a table

Self-Guided Tour

Can't make a student-led tour? With the help of our self-guided tour map and our virtual experience, come see Rice for yourself and interact with campus through informational videos. No pre-registration required – just stop by the Welcome Center desk in Sewall Hall between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday to self-register and pick up a map. See below for directions and parking information.

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Getting To

the Office of Admission

Use our physical address to find directions to campus:

Office of Admission
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

Enter campus through Entrance 1 or 2 from Main Street. The Office of Admission is located inside of Lovett Hall, enter through Door C.

We recommend using Google Maps to get to Rice or download a printable campus map.

Parking: Visitor parking is available in the Founder's Court Visitor Lot located near Sewall Hall. If that lot is full, then parking is available in the Entrance 3 Garage (Cambridge Office Building Garage). Please note: A fee is required to park on campus. Visitor parking lots accept payment via credit or debit card.

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M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT