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Wiess College 60th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Wiess College Commons
Rice University
6340 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

The year 2017 marks the 60th Anniversary of the founding of Wiess College, one of the five original residential colleges at Rice. Six decades and one building later, Wiess is still the best. Join us on Homecoming Weekend 2017 to celebrate the past, present and future of Rice’s most envied and spirited college.

The keynote event of the Wiess 60th Anniversary weekend:  a buffet dinner hosted by the current and former Masters, featuring photos and video of sixty years of Wiess history and catered by award-winning chef Claire Smith (Wiess ’87).  Beer, wine and other beverages included.  Discounted child/youth tickets include food and child care for the evening.

To see the full list of Wiess 60th Anniversary events, submit your stories and photos of Wiess, or to be a 60th Anniversary sponsor, please visit:

Come be a part of Wiess history (again)!


PLEASE NOTE:   After November 7, Adult and Young Alumni ticket prices will increase by $15 each so register early!
Adult (Alumni and Friends): $45  ($60 after Nov 7)
Young Alumni: $30   ($45 after Nov 7)
Child: $30
Current Wiess Student: $5

Pre-Purchase T-Shirts! ($10)
Remember screening t-shirts? We sure do! If you’d like to pre-purchase a t-shirt to screen with one of several designs at the event, please add that option when registering.

The proceeds of the celebration benefit the Wiess President's Endowment, which supports projects for the betterment of Wiess College.
Please note: if registering Children/Youth, the registration fee for your child covers food and child care arranged by Wiess College for the evening.

Registration Deadline:  Friday, Novemeber 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (CST)