OISS continues to provide services online. For more information, visit the OISS Coronavirus FAQ page.
Visitors coming to Rice with external funding (no Rice funding / formerly known as “complimentary”) and requesting access to Rice privileges, will be processed through the Visitor Portal and will be named Academic Visitors. Academic Visitors who are not U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents will have to complete the Visitor Portal process, as well as the steps outlined in Inviting an International Scholar, at least 90 days prior to the scholar's expected date of arrival.