Rice University to close for winter break until Jan. 3


David Ruth

Rice University to close for winter break until Jan. 3

HOUSTON – (Dec. 21, 2016) – Rice University will be closed for winter break from 2 p.m. Dec. 23 through Jan. 2; the university will reopen Jan. 3. News media with an urgent request can reach the Rice News and Media Relations representative on call at 713-348-6774, but keep in mind that we will have limited access to our faculty experts while they are on vacation.

To view the Rice holiday card for 2016, click below or go here.

Rice was a busy place in this year. Take a look back at highlights from 2016 by clicking below or going here.

-Happy holidays!-

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Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy. With 3,910 undergraduates and 2,809 graduate students, Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 6-to-1. Its residential college system builds close-knit communities and lifelong friendships, just one reason why Rice is ranked No. 1 for happiest students and for lots of race/class interaction by the Princeton Review. Rice is also rated as a best value among private universities by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. To read “What they’re saying about Rice,” go to http://tinyurl.com/RiceUniversityoverview.

About David Ruth

David Ruth is director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.