Welcome to Rice University! The following information will assist you in "Getting Started" with IT resources.
The NetID is your unique login credential. The NetID is established within 24-48 hours in which you will receive an email that includes your NetID and Rice ID upon completion of your acceptance or employment status.
NetID is a short username, typically your initials followed by a number, like "abc1".
Rice Student ID is an "S" followed by 8 digits, such as "S01234567"
Rice Employee ID is an "E" followed by 8 digits, such as "E01234567"
In order to use computers on the Rice Network, all users must:
To learn how to use your Google account, click the link below:
Many of you will have arrived at Rice with a variety of devices and consoles that make use of the internet for advanced functionality. We can only setup these devices on the wired network at this time. The following is a list of devices for which there is a setup guide:
Connecting Your Game Console Guide
Connecting Your Smart Phone and Mobile Devices.
Canvas is the Rice Learning Management System. Many of your classes will use one of these systems to distribute and return assignments as well as send class announcemnts. Click on the image below to take a look at our quick user guide.
MyNetID.rice.edu | Account Management Instructions
Software Available for Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students
Software Available for Students
Laptop Purchase Guidelines for Students | Information provided by OIT Student Computing Consultants
Rice OIT Help Desk
Location: Mudd Building Room 103**
Hours: Monday to Friday | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.]
Phone: 713-348-4357 (713-348-HELP)
Request for Help: IT Support Services | Open a request for service ticket
** Walk-In OIT Services | Mudd 103: SCCs (Student Computer Consultants) can help with technical issues including - connectivity to the network; printing; virus and malware removal; and diagnose hardware & software problems.