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.