Rice University logo
 
 
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

Let's Talk

We're here to help. Click here for more information on how to make an appointment with someone from the Rice Counseling Center.

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

 If it’s an emergency, call x 6000 immediately.   

If it's not an emergency, consider contacting the Rice Counseling Center to talk to someoneThe RCC staff is a caring, professional team facilitating Rice students’ development and well-being by providing quality mental health services and by supporting a safe and productive Rice environment. We’re here to help you.

  •  For more information and answers to frequently asked questions about visiting the Counseling Center, check out the Counselor FAQs page
  • To contact us or make an appointment, click here
  •  If you’re not ready or comfortable talking with someone from the Counseling Center, consider talking with someone you trust, such as a close friend, college master, RA, or faculty mentor. They may be able to help guide you to appropriate resources.
  • If you’re afraid that going to the Counseling Center implies that you’re “weak,” or “crazy,” feel reassured that this an incorrect perception. In fact, the majority of people who use the Counseling Center have very typical college concerns which have become burdensome. Also, seeking counseling is actually seen as a sign of strength, not weakness.  
  • Check our Rice's Campus Resources Brochure.  At Rice, faculty and staff work hard to help students.  There is a network of support on campus and many students take advantage of those resources.  If you're not sure where to go to get a question answered or to get help, just say something.  We want to hear from you.

    Please click here to download the brochure.  This guide is not a comprehensive list of resources, but is a good place to start looking for ways to get help.