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Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Advising



For questions regarding major requirements, please visit one of the Major Advisors:

Astronomy/Astrophysics – Patrick Hartigan, Christopher Johns-Krull
Physics – Stan Dodds, Paul Padley
Chemical Physics – Jason Hafner

To learn more about the various degree options feel free to contact the any of the following faculty members:

General Physics – Paul Padley, Doug Nateslon
Applied Physics – Doug Natelson
Biophysics – Ching-Hwa Kiang
Computational Physics – Frank Toffoletto

Additional advising resources for Natural Sciences students can be found in the Natural Sciences Advising Booklet

For more general questions about advising and to find the mentors and fellows in your college, please visit http://students.rice.edu/students/Academic_Advising3.asp

To learn about our various areas of research, please visit our research pages and feel free to contact the faculty in those areas:

Atomic, Molecular and Optical
Condensed Matter
Galactic Astronomy
High Energy Astrophysics
Nuclear and Particle Physics
Space Physics





  • P&A Page in General Announcements
  • Rice Catalog
  • Financial Aid
  • Academic Calendar
  • Course Schedules
  • Transfer Credit
  • Honors and Awards in Physics and Astronomy
  • Departmental Petitions
  • Rice Facts
  • Center for Student Professional Development