Help! I am a Visitor at Rice

Rice visitors with laptops and mobile devices can pick up a wireless Internet connection in many locations across the campus. In order to access the Rice Visitor wireless network, you must agree to follow the Rice University Appropriate Use of Computer Resources policy.


Further discussion and clarification can be found on the web site of the Vice Provost for Information Technology.


Wireless Network

Public Computers

Computers for Continuing Studies Class Students

  • Some Rice computer labs are set up for use by continuing studies classes.
  • See your instructor for locations and login instructions
  • Contact the Help Desk at 713.348.HELP(4357) or helpdesk@rice.edu if you experience issues with the computers in these labs.

Personal Computer Assistance

  • Rice University does not provide technical support for visitors' computers or mobile devices.

Temporary Guest Account

  • Online Information 

    You can find a variety of helpful information online: 

    • http://it.rice.edu - quick review of OIT's most frequently requested services  
    • https://kb.rice.edu - the KB or KnowledgeBase for easy searching of instructions for setting up email, connecting to Rice networks, and other how-tos.