Philo Edu at Rice University

Audience: On-campus housing Rice University Undergraduates students only. Undergraduates must be on-campus and "behind the hedges" to use Philo Edu.

Watch TV using Philo Edu at Rice University!

About Philo Edu at Rice University

  • Available for on-campus housing Rice Undergraduate students only
  • Philo is an IP-based television service that delivers live-streaming access of major broadcast as well as cable channels to on-campus undergraduates.
  • Students can watch prime-time TV, live news, sports, and entertainment “inside the hedges” on their laptops, smartphones, tablets around campus.
  • In order to view Philo Edu on more than one device, such as laptop and/or smartphone, you must be on Rice Owls. 
  • Rice University Philo Edu Login: | Login with your RiceNetID and NetID password

Rice Login

  • MyTV - upon successful login, here's a sample of the landing page. The features include: Watch Now and Recording options; listing of Recent Recordings, Trending Live, and New Upcoming!
  • Live - there are two views of Live programs and channels:  Grid and Guide views

  • Grid View of programs and channels.

Grid View

  • Guide view of programs and channels.

guide view

  • Welcome to My Recordings (About your Philo Edu Smart DVR)


  • Recordings - this a list of current recording(s (i.e. Rizzoli and Isles)

recordings example

  • Search - Use Search feature to find programs

Rice Supported Devices

Philo Edu Help Center


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