To ensure that students, faculty or staff members receive this critical emergency information, they should maintain updated contact information in the ESTHER system. Contact information should include local and home emergency numbers where Rice can most effectively provide time-sensitive emergency information.
Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday night near Rockport, Texas. Now a tropical storm, Harvey is gradually weakening and continues to move slowly northwest. The storm's path is still uncertain, but forecasters expect at least 15 inches of rain in the Houston area in the days ahead.
Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson sent this message to parents and families of undergraduate students Friday night.
Dear Rice Parents and Families:
I wanted to update you on how the day has gone at Rice.
This message was sent to all undergraduate and graduate students. Phone numbers and email addresses in the original message have been edited from this version because they were intended for student use only.