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Thank you for your interest in the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. Below, you will find a list of our frequently asked questions. For your convenience, you can filter all questions by topic.


  • Where should I mail my payment?

    Please mail your payment to:

    Rice University, Attn: Registration Services
    P.O. Box 1892, MS-550
    Houston, TX 77251-1892

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  • Who do I make my purchase order payable to?

    Please make your purchase order payable to Rice University.

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  • Will I be certified to teach AP/IB after completing an AP or IB program for educators?

    Please refer to your campus or district for questions related to certification or eligibility. Information related to Advanced Placement can be found at https://ap.collegeboard.org/. Information related to International Baccalaureate can be found at https://www.ibo.org/

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  • Will I receive a receipt confirming the tuition paid for a course?

    You will receive your receipt via email shortly after registering.

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  • Are scholarships available?

    Degree Seekers
    Fellowships and additional financial assistance may be available for our degree programs. Please consult the appropriate degree program webpages for more information. 

    Professionals, Educators, Lifelong Learners, K-12 Students & Language Learners
    Currently, we do not offer financial assistance for any of the courses beyond our advertised discounts. There are bundle discount opportunities and discounts available for participants who are members of the following professional organizations: AFP, AASP, Apra, ESCH. There may be scholarship opportunities available for those interested in our certificate programs. Details for these scholarships can be found on the individual certificate pages.

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  • Can I audit a course?

    Courses are not eligible for audit. Registration is required for all courses and certificate programs.

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  • Can I transfer my course(s) to a degree program?

    Degree Programs
    All of our courses in our degree programs are available for academic credit. These courses are offered only to those accepted into the degree program.

    Non-Degree Programs
    At this time, all of non-degree courses are for continuing education purposes and do not provide academic credit; therefore, they cannot be transferred to a degree program.

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  • Do philanthropy & nonprofit courses count toward the education requirement for Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification? Where can I obtain more information about obtaining CFRE certification?

    Philanthropy & nonprofit courses and certificates can count toward the education requirement for CFRE credentials. Each course page on the website indicates the number of CFRE points that can be earned. More information on CFRE certification can be obtained from CFRE International.

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  • Do you have an admissions process?

    Noncredit Courses & Certificates

    Our courses operate on an open-enrollment basis except for the select certificate programs, which have prerequisites and/or an application process. Details about the application process for each program is available on the specific program page. 

    Degree Programs & Credit Certificates

    Our degree programs and credit-bearing certificates have admissions processes specific to each program. Please visit the specific program pages for more details.

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  • Do you offer job-searching assistance after I complete a course or certificate?

    At this time, we do not have a formal career center or job placement component to the center. We are able to share information including job descriptions and current executive search details with our current and past participants at the request of organizations and firms seeking to connect with our alumni. Please contact our office at gscs@rice.edu or 713-348-4803 for individual assistance and questions.

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8 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT
Monday-Friday

713-348-4803
GSCS@RICE.EDU

POSTAL ADDRESS

Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies - MS-550
Rice University
Houston, TX 77005

STREET ADDRESS

Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies - MS-550
Anderson-Clarke Center
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

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