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The Wellness Center

General Info
Student Wellbeing

Contact:  (713) 348-3311 or wellbeing@rice.edu
Business Hours:  Monday - Friday (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); closed weekends and University holidays
Located:  Gibbs Wellness Center (next door to the Recreation Center)

Counseling Center

Contact: 713-348-4867 (24 hours) Get emergency information
Business Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am-5:00pm), closed weekends and University holidays.
Located: Rich Health Service Center (next to the Brown Masters House) and Gibbs Wellness Center

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For answers to common questions and concerns about going to the Counseling Center, check out the Counseling Center FAQs.

Contact: Kate Noonan, director and Agnes Ho, retention counselor

Email: retention@rice.edu 

Phone: 713-348-3311

Location: Lovett Hall, Entrance A, 301
Note:  This office location may be inaccessible for persons with mobility impairments.  Please contact this office in advance of your appointment for the staff to arrange an alternative meeting venue. 

Resources available:   

  • Individual student advising: 
    • general advising for undergraduates and coordination of referrals to university resources,  
    • collaboration with residential college personnel and other applicable departments to address individual student questions and concerns, and 
    • coordination with individual students and other Rice resources to develop a plan for student success   
  •  Guidance about taking time off and returning to Rice: 
    • for students considering taking time off for problems or issues arising out of or because of medical or other personal concerns, and 
    • for students planning a return to Rice after such a leave from the university