Our faculty pushes boundaries, challenges conventions, and is redefining online learning for students who think the same way. If you’re a high school junior or senior, or a visiting undergraduate, our Visiting Owls program offers diverse and challenging courses that are uniquely Rice.
Summer Semester 2022: Online or On-Campus*
This summer you could take a course that changes your course. With the Rice Visiting Owls program, you can earn college credit in everything from General Physics, to Principles of Economics, to Climate Change & Social Inequality. Students also get to engage and collaborate with our exceptional Rice faculty. Looking to mix it up this summer? Let’s talk.
*A select number of on-campus courses are available to Houston-area students. All on-campus students must follow campus COVID policies.REQUEST MORE INFORMATION
Unconventional Courses, Online or In-Person
Tap into your curiosity with courses that challenge, engage, and redefine high-quality learning.
Earn college credits online or face-to-face at a top 20 university
Convention-breaking, curiosity-seeking, world-class faculty
High-demand courses with special summer tuition of $750 per credit hour
Application is Now Open for
Ready to jumpstart your degree? From May through August, Rice Visiting Owls offers 6 summer blocks to fit your schedule. Don’t miss these key dates and deadlines.
|Block||Application Deadline||Block Dates||Duration|
|Summer Block B1||May 2, 2022 - CLOSED!||May 9 - June 24, 2022||7 weeks|
|Summer Block C1||May 9, 2022 - CLOSED!||May 16 - June 24, 2022||6 weeks|
|Summer Block D1||May 23, 2022 - CLOSED!||May 31 - August 5, 2022||10 weeks|
|Summer Block E1||June 6, 2022 - CLOSED!||June 13 - July 29, 2022||7 weeks|
|Summer Block B2||June 20, 2022 - CLOSED!||June 27 - August 12, 2022||7 weeks|
|Summer Block C2||June 27, 2022 - CLOSED!||July 5 - August 12, 2022||6 weeks|
Meet our Convention-Breaking Faculty
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