Preparing for Graduation
During your final academic year:
In the Fall:
In the Spring:
- Visit the Rice Bookstore to obtain your regalia, cap, gown, hoods, and stolls.
- Consult the Commencement Web site for the schedule of events, FAQs, and general information for families and guests.
- Collect your diploma (available mid-to-late July).
- Login to ESTHER to update your contact information.
- Remember: Your Rice University e-mail address remains active until the August following graduation.
- Remember: ESTHER accounts are active indefinitely after graduation. As an alumni, you retain the ability to login and access your account at any time. You are encouraged to regularly update your contact information.