Congratulations and welcome to Rice University! It won’t be long until you are a full-fledged Rice Owl, eager to go out and conquer the world that is Rice. Armed with a ridiculous amount of preparation, a limitless bank of resources at your fingertips, and an extraordinary network of people who truly want to be there to support you, I can confidently say that you will be ready to dive headfirst into your Rice college experience. Now that all sounds fine, you’re thinking, but how exactly do I get there? To that, my answer is simple: O-Week. Orientation Week, fondly known as O-Week, is your one-of-a-kind introduction into all things Rice. By the end of your O-Week, you will have experienced an incredibly unique look into every facet of your Rice experience, both academically and socially.