Around Rice

Below is a list of resources found around Rice and a description of what each does. Click on the links to visit the various website to garner more information.


Esther: Use this to manage your course registration, fees, transcripts, etc.

Owlspace: Used by classes to distribute course material and assignments.

Registrar Office: Overlooks course registration and Academic policies and calendars.

General Announcements: this is where you can find any and all academic policies and major requirements

Office of Academic Advising: Offers academic advice and helps students lay out educational plans based on personal interests.

Study Abroad Office: Helps students plan their semesters, summers, or years studying abroad.

Course List

Schedule Planner: Use this to see what classes are offered in a semester and plan your schedule.


Honor Council: Oversees all Honor Code violations. Brown’s Honor Council Rep: Dessy Akinfenwa

SJP/U-Court: Oversees any Student Code of Conduct violations. Brown’s U-Court Rep: Amani Ramiz


Rice Program Council: Hosts many of the signature Rice events such as Rondelet, Screw-Yer-Roommate, President’s and Dean’s Study Breaks, etc. A calendar of cross-campus events can be found on their website. Brown’s RPC Rep: Natalie Croitoru

IT Office: Helps with any technological problems. Visit here if you need to fix your computer, phone, get a printing refund, etc. Brown’s IT Rep: Nina Kalluri

Housing and Dining: Oversees the serveries and housing regulations. Contact SMR if you need anything fixed or removed from your room. Brown’s Student Maintenance Rep: Julie Doar.

Recreation Center: Has a gym, pool, sports courts, outdoor trips, etc.

Wellbeing Center: If you need to schedule a therapy appointment or other mental wellbeing checkups. Also has support for Title IX situations and general Student Health Services.

Women’s Resource Center: If you need to report something or need support.

Rice Athletics: Oversees sports and athletic programs. Rice Fight Never Die!

Map of Rice