Academic and Career Support

The following areas within the Division of the Dean of Undergraduates provide academic and career support for Rice undergraduate students:

Center for Career Development (CCD)

The Center for Career Development utilizes interactive learning techniques to equip students with knowledge and skills that will continue to serve them well in any professional environment. Here, students can explore post-graduate planning resources that will help them assess their suitability for different industries, fields, and graduate or professional schools. To learn more visit:

Committee on Examinations and Standings (EX&S)

The Committee on Examinations and Standing can be petitioned regarding waiving rules, requirements, or other actions pertaining to academic status. To learn more visit:

Office of Academic Advising (OAA)

Meeting with an academic advisor can be useful if you need personal academic advice or help for any reason, including difficulties in a course or if you are reconsidering your major or overall course plans. The office also offers academic support services for those in need. To learn more visit:

Student Success Initiatives (SSI)

The Office of Student Success Initiatives is dedicated to providing students with advising, support, and connections to campus resources. Our goal is to assist students in developing strategies to help them both inside and outside of the classroom. To learn more visit: