Schedule of Events

Online ceremonies will be available via the following platforms:

www.facebook.com/riceuniversity

www.youtube.com/riceuniversity

Note: Events being hosted across campus must abide by campus event safety guidelines. Some events listed below may be invitation only in order to stay within permitted capacity. Please reach out to individual departments with questions.

All times listed below are Central time.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Time Event Information

1:00 p.m.

Undergraduate Department of Bioengineering Commencement Ceremony
Virtual Event
For more information, call 713-348-5063.

2:00 p.m.

Department of Religion Commencement Ceremony
https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/93731676354?pwd=bktERFJkd0lDUnVTSGtjazBMelBSdz09
Meeting ID: 937 3167 6354
Passcode: 041331

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

New Alumni Block Party: Grad n’ Go
Peter and Nancy Huff House (rain or shine)
For more information, call 713-348-2918.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Time Event Information

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Program in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities (PJHC) Virtual Graduation Event for Graduating PJHC Minors
Zoom Meeting
https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/91654009630?pwd=VnNUaEJaSkRMcWl6aWpYUUJ4eGRxQT09
Meeting ID: 916 5400 9630
Passcode: 566929
For more information, email awall@rice.edu.

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality (CSWGS) Zoom Graduation Event for Graduating SWGS Undergraduate Majors & CSWGS Graduate Certificate Students
Zoom Meeting
https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/91018109170?pwd=blVOTWZoQTBzcHlkaEI1aUgrVlhIdz09
Meeting ID: 910 1810 9170
Passcode: 680548
For more information, email awall@rice.edu.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Center for Civic Leadership
Farewell Reception
Fondren Outdoor Tent
For more information, call 713-348-2223.

3:00 p.m.

Department of Bioengineering Graduate Student Reception and Awards Ceremony
West Quad Outdoor Tent
For more information, call 713-348-5063.

English Department BA Virtual Celebration
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 965 5433 6011
Passcode: 469723
For more information, email lre1@rice.edu.

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Department of Modern & Classical Literatures & Cultures Reception
Provisional Campus Facility #1
For more information, call 713-348-4151.



Friday, May 14, 2021

Time Event Information

8:30 a.m.

Commencement Ceremony for MBA Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 from the Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice Stadium

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Rice 360° Institute for Global Health Recognition and Awards Celebration
BRC Outdoor Patio
For more information, call 713-348-2917.

9:00 a.m.

Class of 2021 Baker College Sallyport Walk-Thru

9:15 a.m.

Class of 2021 Will Rice College Sallyport Walk-Thru

9:30 a.m.

Class of 2021 Hanszen College Sallyport Walk-Thru

9:45 a.m.

Class of 2021 Wiess College Sallyport Walk-Thru

10:00 a.m.

Class of 2021 Jones College Sallyport Walk-Thru

10:15 a.m.

Class of 2021 Brown College Sallyport Walk-Thru

10:30 a.m.

Class of 2021 Lovett College Sallyport Walk-Thru

10:45 a.m.

Class of 2021 Sid Richardson College Sallyport Walk-Thru

11:00 a.m.

Department of Chemistry Commencement and Awards Reception
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 973 9031 3757
Passcode: chem
For more information, call 713-348-4082.

11:00 a.m.

Class of 2021 Martel College Sallyport Walk-Thru

11:15 a.m.

Class of 2021 McMurty College Sallyport Walk-Thru

11:30 a.m.

Class of 2021 Duncan College Sallyport Walk-Thru

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry
Distinction in Research Award Distribution
Fondren Outdoor Tent
For more information, email OURI@rice.edu or call 513-668-4141.

School of Social Sciences
Commencement Walk-Through Reception
Kraft Hall Courtyard
For more information, call 713-348-2181.

2:00 p.m.

English Department PhD Celebration
Herring Hall Courtyard
For more information, email lre1@rice.edu.

Bio Sciences Commencement Ceremony
Undergraduate ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m.
Graduate Award Ceremony and Doctoral Hooding begins at 2:45
Zoom Meeting
https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/93861058031?pwd=WW9TLzZiRjY0Q2w3Znh3eEwvVVBHUT09
Meeting ID: 938 6105 8031
Passcode: 155751
For more information, email gr22@rice.edu.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Department of Sport Management
Class of 2021 SMGT Virtual Celebration
Zoom Meeting
https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/92278983992?pwd=bzl3WXhkTlYrRDlJMTBPeU13RWgvQT09
Meeting ID: 922 7898 3992
Passcode: smgtowls
For more information, email smgt@rice.edu.

3:00 p.m.

Department of Physics and Astronomy
In-person and Virtual Masters Recognition and Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony
Brockman Hall for Physics Portico/Deck (outside)
For more information, call 713-348-4938.

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Department of Kinesiology Reception
West Quad Outdoor Tent
For more information, email kinesiologydept@rice.edu or call 713-348-8816.

Department of History Reception
Humanities Building Courtyard
For more information, email eb23@rice.edu.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

School of Architecture Reception
Smith Courtyard and Fondren Outdoor Tent
For more information, call 713-348-4864.

Mathematics Department Reception
Keck Outdoor Tent
For more information, 713-348-2544.

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
Commencement Reception and Awards Ceremony
Keith-Wiess Geology Building and Geology Outdoor Tent
For more information, call 713-348-4880.

6:30 p.m.

Degree candidates and participants
line up in the West Quad for Class of 2021 Undergraduate ceremony.

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2021 Undergraduates
Rice Stadium

9:30 p.m.

Fireworks
Rice Stadium







Saturday, May 15, 2021

Time Event Information

7:30 a.m.

Degree candidates and participants
line up in the West Quad for Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Advanced Degrees and Doctoral ceremony

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Advanced Degrees and Doctoral Students
Rice Stadium

1:30 p.m.

Class of 2020 Baker College Sallyport Walk-Thru

1:45 p.m.

Class of 2020 Will Rice College Sallyport Walk-Thru

2:00 p.m.

Class of 2020 Hanszen College Sallyport Walk-Thru

2:15 p.m.

Class of 2020 Wiess College Sallyport Walk-Thru

2:30 p.m.

Class of 2020 Jones College Sallyport Walk-Thru

2:45 p.m.

Class of 2020 Brown College Sallyport Walk-Thru

3:00 p.m.

Class of 2020 Lovett College Sallyport Walk-Thru

3:15 p.m.

Class of 2020 Sid Richardson College Sallyport Walk-Thru

3:30 p.m.

Class of 2020 Martel College Sallyport Walk-Thru

3:45 p.m.

Class of 2020 McMurty College Sallyport Walk-Thru

4:00 p.m.

Class of 2020 Duncan College Sallyport Walk-Thru

6:30 p.m.

Degree candidates and participants
line up in the West Quad for Class of 2020 Undergraduate ceremony.

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020 Undergraduates
Rice Stadium

9:30 p.m.

Fireworks
Rice Stadium