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Welcome to the Rice University Online Account Management System

This site will allow you to apply for and manage your Rice computer accounts and data.

After you activate your NetID, you will be able to:

  • Set your NetID password
  • View systems that accept your NetID login
  • View your current email settings
Use of this site denotes acceptance of the Appropriate Use Policy.

Click here to read the Rice Appropriate Use Policy.

Please Note: You must have an Owl ID or Rice ID to activate your NetID. If you do not have an ID, contact your department coordinator.

Contact the Help Desk at 713-348-HELP (4357) for additional assistance.

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