Working for Rice is a hoot! There’s so much to love about being a Rice employee: comprehensive benefits, exclusive discounts on campus, access to great services and facilities, and even connections to the Houston community. Our goal is to list as many as we can here to make sure everyone takes full advantage of the unconventional perks Rice has to offer.
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Commuter Benefit Program
Do you commute to work? Chances are you can save big on taxes. Go green and save some green!
Train. Bus. Van pool. Parking your car at the station or at a non-Rice facility. However you ride, the Commuter Benefits Program lets you pay for your eligible commuting costs through automatic, pre-tax payroll deductions. It works wherever you do: for any transit system, anywhere, plus any non-Rice parking provider or van pool operator nationwide.
The more you spend, the more you save on your taxes — up to $1,680 each year. And all it takes is a quick online order to get your pass delivered to your home every month and set up direct, automatic monthly parking payments.
Also consider MetroStar Van Pool:
Rice has partnered with the MetroStar program to offer you the opportunity to participate in van pooling with other people that live and work in the same area.
Learn more about the Commuter Benefit Program.
Categorized under: Transportation On & Off Campus
Available to: Staff, Faculty, Retirees, Family