Our Purpose

The Office of Student Success Initiatives (SSI) engages and supports Rice undergraduate students employing proactive advising and other high engagement strategies to facilitate students’ successful transition, retention and graduation from the university. Created in 2014, SSI works with students to uncover the various factors that might be impacting your success at Rice. Our team of dedicated advisors, assists students with a variety of issues such as time management, cultivating Rice-level study skills, dealing with failure, and making the social, emotional, and navigational transition to college.

Our proactive advising allows for collaboration with campus partners as needed to best support students:

Click on the Make an Appointment button, e-mail us to make an appointment with an advisor, or walk into our offices located in the Cloisters of the Rice Student Center.