CONTROLLER'S OFFICE

Payroll

Pay Methods

Rice University provides electronic options for payroll. Faculty, staff, and students receive their pay by one of the following options:

Direct Deposit

Employees can deposit their pay into a U.S. bank account(s) of their choice. Direct deposit enrollment is completed by the employee in ESTHER through Employee > Pay Information > Direct Deposit Allocation. More information is available at the Direct Deposit main menu in ESTHER.

Payroll (Pre-Paid Debit) Card

Employees can elect to have their pay deposited onto a payroll card. For more information about Rice's payroll card program, please contact Payroll at payroll@rice.edu or (713) 348-3410. Payroll staff enroll employees in the payroll card program.

NOTE: Employees who do not submit bank information through ESTHER before the first pay will be enrolled into Rice's payroll card program.

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