Rice University decisions regarding COVID-19 are guided by the following four priorities:
- Protect the health, safety and wellbeing of every member of our community, and contribute to the local and national efforts to reduce the spread of this deadly virus.
- Base our decisions on health guidance from an authoritative scientific source – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Continue carrying out our academic mission as best as possible given the circumstances.
- Take actions that are consistent with our Rice values of responsibility, integrity, community and excellence.