Payment Timing

Rice University's preferred method of payment is SUA (Single Use Account) Cards and paper checks.

AP Processors generate and process invoices, which disbursements matches the payment data against the original invoice or check request before releasing the file to Chase Bank.

Check files are sent to Chase Bank every Monday, with exceptions occurring on holidays and/or winter break. In these instances, the bank file will be processed on the next working business day. Checks are printed by Chase and mailed the following business day.

Single Use Account (SUA) Suppliers, Accounts Payable direct deposits (for Rice employees and Students), and wire transfers are processed daily.

The Controller's Office is located in the Cambridge Office Building, also known as COB, at the intersection of S. Main street and Cambridge street.

In this building you will find the the following Departments:

The Cashier's Office is a division of the Controllers Office, however, it is located in the Allen Center, directly behind the Cambridge Office building.

Our Location:

Cambridge Office Building
6100 Main Street MS 70
Houston, Texas 77005-1827