Rice Elections is a simple, secure, and transparent way for student organizations to hold online elections. Conduct a secure election for your organization by providing the Rice NetIDs of the people who you wish to be eligible to vote. All voters are authenticated through Rice's NetID authentication system, and all ballots cast by voters are strictly anonymous! We do not tie your vote choices with your identity. In addition, the voters of an election can see the results after a specified delay. So the election is transparent! If you are interested in holding elections for your organization through Owlection, click here.
Need help finding a roommate? The Roommate Finder app connects Rice students looking for a roommate to live with either on or off campus. This app is ideal for students planning to live off-campus during the school year or even over summer break. Rice students can also use Roommate Finder to find roommate(s) for on-campus room draw. The Roommate Finder app makes one of the most stressful times of the year simple and easy!
The Rice Atlas app is an interactive and user-friendly way to locate any building on Rice's campus. Need help finding where your class is held? Simply type the name of the building you wish to find into the Atlas search bar, and you will be shown its exact location via Google Maps. Looking for more information about a specific place on campus? The search function also provides a link that you can follow to learn more about your destination, including hours of operation, contact info, and more. In addition, the Atlas app allows you to see the current location of all of the Rice shuttles on and around campus. This app is perfect for both Rice students and visitors to Rice University!
The Rice Bikes App is a user-friendly way for employees of Rice Bikes, the student-run bike shop at Rice University, to manage their business, replacing the old system using Google Drive. It’s mobile friendly, so mechanics are able to easily manage tasks while on the job. It improves inventory management, by enhancing communication between inventory managers and mechanics. Lastly, the app enables better financial analysis, allowing finance managers to view the Shop’s revenue stream categorically.
A web app designed to help Rice students stranded at the airport at the end of holidays to find other returning students and share a cab or SuperShuttle back to campus. All information is stored temporarily and securely by using the Rice netID login. Also expanded for students on campus looking for rides to airports. Planned expansion to/from other places or campuses
The Wellbeing app is an initiative brought forth by Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson and the Rice University Student Association that provides a "hub for student wellbeing". The purpose of the Wellbeing app is to connect the undergraduate population at Rice University with all of the wellbeing resources offered on campus. Numerous features include a list of contact numbers and a quiz that points students to the correct resource for their specific need. In addition, the Wellbeing app includes an Uber-esque feature for night escort, an RUPD mobile blue button for emergency situations, and an alcohol estimator for the saftey of students. This app is the ultimate resource for the wellbeing and safety of the undergraduate student population at Rice University.
The Rice Student Life group is working on revamping the current "Rice University" app for Android and iOS, specifically targeting current undergraduates at the university. Features will link to useful Rice University resources, making it easier for people to connect with what they need.
The Petition App provides Rice students with a simple and secure platform to let their voices be heard. Students can use the Petition App to create, view, and sign petitions that will affect all aspects of life at Rice University. This app is ideal for use by the Student Association, within residential colleges, and more. The Petition App streamlines the voice of the student body to those in charge via a simple and user-friendly system. Start a petition today and let your voice be heard.
The Servery App provides the menus for all of Rice University's dining serveries in one easy-to-read location. The Servery App allows you to compare what's being served at each servery so that you, the student, can find what best suits your appetite. The app is stocked with information on current and future meals so that you can plan your day accordingly. Users with dining restrictions can utilize the vegetarian and/or gluten-free only functions to view what options that fit their needs are available at each servery as well. Looking for information on when each servery is open? The Servery App also provides the hours of operation for each servery, so that you always know where and when to find the best food!