FORGOT your password?

You can use iforgot.rice.edu to text a reset PIN to the cell phone you registered as an emergency contact number in Esther, or you can contact the IT Help Desk. For step by step instructions, see Using iForgot.

My Rice Account(s)

Students and employees are automatically set up with a NetID and email and storage accounts as soon as their acceptance of Rice's offer of employment or admission is complete.  These accounts are good for the duration of your academic degree or diploma plan, or for the length of your employment with the university.    

 IT-Supported Accounts requiring NetID login

  • Calendar- Organize your meetings and appointments with other Rice community members in your Google Calendar.
  • CLEAR- New Linux environment for students, faculty, and researchers.  Contact the Help Desk for additional information.
  • Email- Use your NetID to login and use your Rice email account.
  • OWL-Space- Use your OWL-Space account to manage files and data for your courses, classrooms, and labs.
  • Storage- See Mapping to your Storage U: Drive in IT Tutorials for assistance saving data to your storage space. 
  • VPN- The Rice University Virtual Private Networking (VPN) System allows secure transportation of data between Rice University and a remote user connected to the Internet outside of Rice.

Other Rice Accounts, not supported by IT