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If you have an emergency on campus, call x6000 (713-348-6000) or pick up any blue-light phone. If you have an off-campus emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Helpful Links

Rice University Related Links:

Emergency Updates

Police Department

Student Health Services

Wellness Center

Helpful EMS Links:

National Registry of EMTs

National Collegiate EMS Foundation

 Texas Department of
State Health Services

Houston Fire Department


Harris County
Emergency Corps

Cypress Creek EMS

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Regional Disaster Preparedness

Houston Office of Emergency Management

HEROES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Hotline 

Outside EMS Courses:

Several institutions, including community colleges and EMS agencies offer classes which satisfy the requirements for testing as an EMT (Basic, Intermediate, and Paramedic). These classes are not always transferable for Rice credit. Students are encouraged to check with the various organizations to verify that their curriculum is up-to-date with national standards. Contact us if you need help finding the appropriate course. Some organizations from which EMTs have taken courses in the past include:

Cypress Creek EMS

HCC EMS Academy

San Jacinto College

Lone Star College