Volunteer Engagement

If you're a Rice alumna or alumnus, parent or friend of the university who is interested in getting involved at Rice, you've come to the right place!

Connect and Engage

Volunteering to promote philanthropy at Rice is just one way in which you can support the university's mission, make a tangible impact on students and faculty, and sustain the important tradition of giving that began with William Marsh Rice's founding gift. 

Volunteer for the Rice Annual Fund

Rice Annual Fund Volunteers are ambassadors for the university, making important connections and encouraging classmates and peers to participate in the university’s tradition of giving back. Learn more

Parents Leadership Council

The Parents Leadership Council is composed of parents from across the country who are dedicated to participating in a leadership role within the Rice community. 

Student Philanthropy Committee

The Student Philanthropy Comittee is a group of student volunteers who share the importance of philanthropy at Rice with their classmates and peers. 

More volunteer opportunities

Rice University seeks to engage alumni, parents of current and former students, and friends of the university with meaningful opportunities to get involved in the current life of the university and our community. To explore a full range of opportunities to connect with Rice, fellow alumni and friends, please contact us at volunteer@rice.edu or 713-348-4046.

Volunteer Opportunities

Visit volunteer.rice.edu to explore a range of opportunities to engage with alumni groups, schools, networking or mentorship programs.

Owl Edge Externships

Your place of work can become an opportunity factory for Owls. When you set up an Owl Edge Externship — a one-to-five-day job-shadowing opportunity — you give students access to real-world professional experiences and strengthen the Owl network.

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