Resources Across Campus


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Departments We Work With

Comprehensive list of departments OCFR works with at Rice University.  See List of Departments >>

Corporate Council

Leaders from the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Office of Research, and the Center for Career Development co-chair Corporate Council.  This group of individuals interested in Rice’s corporate relationships meets every other month in Huff House.  Topics discussed include: education, recruiting, sponsored research, technology transfer, and licensing and corporate citizenship. 

Corporate Engagement Dashboards

The Corporate Engagement Dashboards provide an overview of corporations’ financial investment, university involvement, and recruitment at Rice. Rice faculty and staff with OwlConnect access have full-view access to the dashboards where they can see the holistic picture of corporate relationships at Rice by the numbers in real time.

Corporate Council Digest

You can submit information to be shared with the Corporate Council campus partners to disseminate requests, partnership opportunities, announcements, funding opportunities, etc. involving our corporate partners to make connections, create opportunities, and share information with your colleagues.

OCFR Newsletter

OCFR's Quarterly Newsletter provides updates on corporate and foundation funding, grant opportunities, and other news across campus, such as funder site visits and ongoing projects.  To sign up to receive our newsletter, contact us here.


OwlConnect is the official system of record for Rice University to store, update and report on Alumni, Donor and Volunteer information. In order to effectively communicate with these entities, including honoring any explicit communication preferences made by constituents, all contact information must be kept current in OwlConnect, and all communication lists that include these entities must be sourced and processed through OwlConnect. Rice University staff are able to access and utilize OwlConnect, following approval and completion of the appropriate training modules. Training sessions are offered throughout the calendar year, and may be coordinated to address specific needs of a school or unit. For more information please visit the OwlConnect Support Center.