should I do if I lose my Esther login information?
A: Contact Human Resources at 713-348-2232 to have
the account verified and the password reset if necessary.
is the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and is there a charge to use it?
A: Rice offers the resources of UTEAP, our EAP
provider, to all benefit-eligible Rice employees and family members. UTEAP
is a free and confidential program that offers information, advice and support
on a wide range of everyday issues, including parenting and childcare, older
adults, managing people, disability, addiction and recovery, everyday issues,
and health and wellness. For more information click here.
are my years of service calculated for Service Recognition Programs?
A: Years of service is calculated based on time at
work spent in a benefits-eligible position.
do I contact if I am having problems with my Time & Attendance Records (TARS or PEARL)?
A: Contact Human Resources at 713-348-4791 or email@example.com.
my benefit time be paid out?
A: If you accrue benefit time in your position,
your outstanding benefit time balance should be paid on your final check.
do my benefits end after I leave Rice?
A: Your Rice medical benefits will end at the end
of the month in which you worked your last day at Rice.
an exit interview mandatory?
A: While an exit interview is not mandatory, it is
recommended for all benefits-eligible employees to ensure the necessary steps
have been completed and that you receive important information regarding your
benefits and retirement accounts. Click here for additional information.
can I find out if I owe Rice any outstanding balance before leaving Rice?
A: To verify any outstanding Faculty Club expenses,
parking tickets, traveling expenses and/or purchasing card expenses, contact
the Cashier’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 713-348-4946. To verify any outstanding library expenses, contact the circulation
desk at email@example.com or
if I leave Rice and I owe the university money or library books?
A: Any amounts owed to Rice may be deducted from your
do I receive my W-2 after leaving Rice?
A: You will maintain your Esther login information
so that you can obtain your W-2 information online and update your address so a
paper copy can be mailed to you as well. If you have any questions contact the Payroll office.