In response to COVID-19, the Glasscock School has moved the majority of our upcoming offerings online. Learn more

Student Programs

The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers numerous college and career readiness and academic enrichment opportunities for students to raise their awareness of the importance of college and to master the skills necessary for their post-secondary careers.

The Rice University Aerospace & Aviation Academy, Fueled by Envision, is an incredible opportunity to spend 12 days in one of the epicenters of aerospace and aviation. During the program, you will gain invaluable hands-on career experience and exposure while learning from and engaging with leading minds in the space industry, gaining unique access to industry facilities, and hearing directly from a NASA representative on 21st century space innovations.

This program has been approved by our faculty for college credit. Students attending the Rice University Aerospace & Aviation Academy are eligible to register for EDUC 101: Science Education and Career Exploration: Introduction to Aerospace and Aviation, which will award students one college credit through Rice University upon completion. The cost of this credit is $1,000, which is less than half the cost of the standard credit hour for part-time Rice University undergraduates, and allows students get a head start on earning college credit.

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Spring 2020

This online course is designed to help students prepare for their AP exams. The AP exam review course is led by experienced AP teachers in a variety of subjects.

Subjects include (subject to change):
Who Should Register

High school students enrolled in AP courses; limited space.
Note: This course is designed as a supplemental review for students preparing for their AP exams. It is not intended to be taken in lieu of an AP course.

Online Course Dates:
Course Course date Optional live session date 2020 AP Test date
Calculus AB Tuesday, April 21-Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Monday, May 4, 2020 - 7:00-8:30 CT Tuesday, May 12, 2020
U.S. History Friday, April 24 - Friday, May 8, 2020 Thursday, May 7 2020 - 7:00-8:30 CT Friday, May 15, 2020
English Language Wednesday, April 29 - Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 7:00-8:30 CT Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Format

Asynchronous modules that include a discussion forum

Combo Review Package for the Online and Face-to-Face Exam Review Courses:

 A $20 discount promo code for the combo package will be provided in the confirmation email when registration is completed for the Online AP Exam Review at Rice.  For information about the face-to-face Exam Review course, please see the program tab below. 

Registration Fees:

Early Registration: $60 (until February 21)
Regular Registration: $75 (February 22-April 6)
Late Registration: $90 (after April 6)

To register, click the name of the course above.

System Requirements

This course utilizes the Canvas platform and includes the use of high-quality videos and a synchronous session in Blackboard Collaborate. For maximum performance, we recommend these system requirements for the Canvas platform. Additionally, the synchronous sessions in Blackboard Collaborate require a headset with a microphone. If your operating system does not meet the system requirements set forth, we cannot guarantee a quality learning experience. Please verify that your computer meets the minimum requirements prior to registering for the course.

AP® is a registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the development and delivery of this program.

 

April 18, 2020

This event is aimed toward helping high school students prepare for their AP exams. The AP exam review will be led by experienced AP teachers in a variety of subjects.

We know how hard students have worked this year to prepare for their AP exams and we are committed to offering this program to students during this unprecedented time. Due to the current pandemic, we have decided to change the format to a virtual classroom. 

Registered participants will receive an email from the Center for College Readiness (collegeready@rice.edu) with information on accessing prerecorded presentations, handouts and links to live question and answer (Q&A) sessions taking place on April 18. We recommend students take time to look through the content before April 18. The schedule of the live Q&A sessions, along with the presentations and handouts will be emailed to registered students by April 13.

Note: Virtual classroom size is limited and space cannot be guaranteed in particular subjects. Entry into the live virtual classroom is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the event. Most subject Q&A sessions will be offered twice to maximize availability.

Schedule of live Q&A sessions

9:00-9:30 a.m. 
AP English Literature
AP Biology
AP Physics 1
AP World History
9:30-10:00 a.m.
AP English Language
AP Calculus AB
AP Chemistry
 AP U.S. History
AP Human Geography
10:00-10:30 a.m.
AP English Literature
AP Biology
AP Physics 1
AP World History
AP Macroeconomics
AP Goverment
10:30-11:00 a.m.
AP English Language
AP Calculus AB
AP Chemistry
AP U.S. History
11:00-11:30 a.m.
AP Macroeconomics
AP Government
College Readiness
AP Statistics
 
Who Should Register

High school students enrolled in AP courses

Subjects include (subject to change):
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP U.S. Government
  • AP U.S. History
  • AP World History
  • College Readiness
Registration Fees

Early registration: $55 (until February 17)
Standard registration: $70 (February 18-April 3)
Late registration: $85 (after April 3)

Combo Review Package: A $20 discount promo code for the combo package will be provided in the confirmation email when registration is completed for the AP Exam Review at Rice.

Registration 

Individual Registration

Group Registration

AP® is a registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the development and delivery of this program.

Creative Writing Camp offers a supportive learning environment that inspires incoming kindergarten to high school students to craft stories, poetry, essays and plays, as well as simply writing for pleasure. Through these workshops even the most hesitant students discover the joy of writing, the intrigue of language and the confidence of authorship. Over the course of two weeks, campers receive 40 hours of classroom instruction provided by highly qualified teachers and writers. Camp concludes with a final reading or performance and each participant takes home a personal portfolio. Creative Writing Camp is a 28-year collaborative effort between Writers in the Schools and Rice University’s School Literacy and Culture program for teachers.

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Future doctors and health care practitioners will enjoy an extraordinary opportunity to discover their passions through hands-on medical experience at NYLF Medicine. Over nine amazing days on the campus location of your choice, you will experience the collegiate lifestyle firsthand, learn from doctors, participate in an interactive curriculum led by advisors, visit a top medical school, test your medical knowledge during clinical skills rotations, and explore professional opportunities in the ever-expanding fields of medicine and health care among fellow high school students.

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Rice University offers a variety of enrichment opportunities for K-12 students to expand their knowledge and skills. The broad range of programs offered throughout the year are designed to educate and inspire K-12 students in arts, science, math, athletics, music and more. To see a comprehensive list of all of the development opportunities available to students, visit Rice University’s K-12 Initiatives website.

The Rice University Urban Sustainability Academy, Powered by Envision, is an incredible opportunity to spend 10 days in one of the epicenters of sustainability and biodiversity. During the program, you will gain invaluable hands-on career experience and exposure while learning from and engaging with leading minds in the environmental science industry, gaining unique access to industry facilities, and hearing directly from Rice University faculty on 21st century conservation innovations.

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