Student Life

Rice Engineering is a vibrant community with many organizations for students to get involved! Check out the ECE-related organizations, honor societies, and clubs below below, or for learn more about all the other Student Activities at Rice.

ECE Student Clubs

  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • EtherNest
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Houston Chapter of the IEEE Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society
  • Houston Chapter IEEE Photonics Society (formerly LEOS)
  • Houston Chapter IEEE Signal Processing Society (IEEESPS)
  • Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE - Photonic Owls)
  • Tau Beta Pi (Texas Gamma at Rice)
  • Women ExCEL
  • SHElecs
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Graduate Student Organizations

  • Graduate Student Association (GSA)
  • ECE Graduate Student Association
  • ECE Graduate Student Mentoring Program

Study Abroad

Rice ECE undergraduate students are encouraged to study abroad during their time at Rice. Learn more about Study Abroad and Global Programs for Rice Engineering students.