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Welcome to Student Health!

The Rice Student Health Services provides preventive and outpatient clinical care for the students of Rice University. Student Health is located on-campus and is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of undergraduate and graduate students, with an emphasis on prevention.

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SPRING BREAK 2016

Health Services will be OPEN during spring break February 29-March 4, 2016 from 8am to 2pm.


STUDENT HEALTH HOLDS:

Holds from our office on your student Esther account may be a student health hold, a vaccine hold or a health data hold.

The student health hold will be for equipment (crutches, blood pressures monitors, etc) checked out that is overdue.  Please bring back your equipment or call to make payment to have the hold released.

The ME hold is the hold for the health data form.  This will be in place until your health data form is COMPLETE.

The VA hold is the hold for the meningitis vaccine. This will be in place until you have provided documentation of the vaccine (if under 22).


FLU SHOTS 2015/2016

FLU SHOTS ARE AVAILABLE STARTING SEPTEMBER 3, 2015.

WE HAVE THE QUADRIVALENT VACCINE AVAILABLE FOR $17.
PLEASE CALL FOR AN APPT.


Note: A student does not have to be enrolled in the Rice sponsored Aetna insurance plan to utilize the services at Student Health. Student Health does not file or bill insurance.


New students- How to check your health data form or vaccine hold:

 * Login to ESTHER
* Select "Student Services & Account Information"
* Select "Student Records & Account Information"
* Select "View Holds"
* Confirm that there isn't a ME - Student Health Services Hold or a
  VA - Vaccination Hold. The ME hold means your Health Data Form has not
  been received or it's incomplete. The VC hold means proof of your
  meningococcal meningitis vaccination has not been received.
* If you have other holds on your account, consult the Holds page at
  http://registrar.rice.edu/students/holds/.  Please note that all new students
  have an "Honor Code Affirmed" hold on their account that will be resolved
  during orientation.

Please allow time for your forms to arrive in the mail and then add 3 or more business days (more during peak times) prior to checking on hold status.

 


Meningitis vaccine requirements:  All new students under age 22, regardless of classification, must complete the meningitis vaccine requirement 10 days prior to arrival on campus. Students who fail to meet this requirement will not be allowed to register or live on campus.  This is Texas state law.

General Info

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Our building is located next to the Brown Master's House off Entrance 27b.

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Parking

Student parking available at Entrance 27.

OFFICE HOURS

Fall and Spring Semesters:
Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lunch-time appointments now available!

Summer:
Monday-Wednesday 

9:00 am - 3:00 p.m.

*during the summer, the receptionist is available 8:00 am-4:00 pm Mon-Fri for phone calls.

CLOSED WEEKENDS

PHONE

Phone: (713) 348-4966
Fax: (713) 348-5427

E-MAIL

hlsv@rice.edu
(Note: This e-mail address is for general adminstrative purposes only. It may not be used to ask a medical question, request medical records, set up an appointment, or to request advice.)