No Rice News during winter recess; other campus schedules change

Rice University will go into hibernation for winter break Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Several schedule changes will occur during the recess:

· The last issue of Rice News for 2018 will be Dec. 17; the first issue of 2019 will be published Jan. 7.

· Fondren Library’s operating hours through December vary; the library will be closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1. Click here (Rice ID holders) or here (non-Rice visitors) or call 713-348-4800 for the schedule. Regular hours will resume Jan. 2.

· The Gibbs Recreation Center will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1. The Rec Center will operate on recess hours through Dec. 23 and Jan. 2-7. For more information on recreation facilities and schedules, visit

· The Faculty Club’s last day of luncheon service is Dec. 14; it will reopen at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 7. For more information, visit

About Arie Passwaters

Arie Wilson Passwaters is a Web editor in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.