Rice Hall

Rice Hall is traditional-style housing for a mixture of up to 322 upperclassman and freshman residents on six floors. Rice Hall connects to Rivers Hall by Towers Cafeteria to form the Towers Complex. Located on Pine Street, Rice Hall overlooks the athletic field.

Standard rooms are designed to house two residents per room. Each resident has an extra-long twin bed, bulletin board, desk chair, study lamp, desk, closet, and chest of drawers. Extra storage is provided by built-in shelves between windows. Rooms in Rice Hall have new beds and built-in furniture.

The lounge, kitchen, vending machines, laundry facilities, and community TV lounge / activity area are located on the mezzanine. Smoking is not permitted anywhere within any residence hall.Rice room picture

Two community bath facilities are located on each floor. Typically, each consists of five showers, and five toilets, all with privacy enclosures, plus four lavatories with mirrors.

Card access entrance and 24-hour security are provided. All guests must sign in and be escorted by the host resident at all times. Structured visitation hours are enforced.

A campus parking deck and parking lots are adjacent to the building. Plus, Rice faces the athletic field and are just a few steps from the University's student recreational center.


Room Types

  • Double (standard): Two persons in room. Room is 12' x 15'. Two windows; mini- blind size is 23"x 64".
  • Double as single: Same room as double room but only one person. No furniture can be removed. Cost is higher.
  • Inside single: [Limited availability] Accommodations are for only one student; room measures 12' x 12'. No outside window; a 12" x 50" window overlooks inside activity area.
  • Triple as double: [Limited availability] Only 2 residents in triple room at a higher rate. Room measures 11'7" x 15' plus an additional 7' x 11'7" space. Mini-blind size is 23" x 64".
Floor Plans: Even Floors | Odd Floors

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