Rice community members using a personal credit card to make a student-use or home-use purchase, please contact these Preferred Vendors directly:
Computer Hardware Vendors
Dell - use the Rice Member ID: GS44625481.
Cell Phone Vendors - ask your service provider for an education discount
AT&T - has provided Rice faculty, staff and student discounts previously
Verizon - has provided Rice faculty, staff and student discounts previously
Online Backup Vendors (personal files only)
Equipment Repair Vendors
Rice University does not provide support for personal purchases. The Help Desk has several tools they can use to estimate the problem and/or extract or back up the data temporarily for students' personal computers. For all other repair issues, contact
the vendor or refer to this list of Houston
equipment repair vendors, provided for convenience only and not officially endorsed by IT.
For assistance with a Faculty/Staff Departmental Purchase using a Rice Fund/Org through Rice Marketplace, please contact the
OIT Help Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 713.348.4357.
- American Business Machines (ABM)
- ImageNet Consulting