Nuestras Raíces


Logo for HACER with the letters spelled out and a sun image as the letter C. Rice University is spelled out underneath the logo.Graphic with an orange background on the bottom half and a picture of the university on the top half. There is text that reads "Welcome Home" above the university picture. The Nuestras Raices logo is split between the top and bottom half. This logo is a tree image with the leaves in a lighter green and two hands as the trunk in a darker green. The text reads "Nuestras Raices", "The Latinx New Student Experience". There is white text below that logo that reads "September 11th", "10 am - 5 PM".

Registration for this event has closed. If you would like to join the waitlist, please email javier.carmona@rice.edu.

To Incoming Class of 2025

Nuestras Raices is an interactive retreat experience that seeks to create a unifying event for recently admitted Latinx students. This free retreat introduces entering first-year students to the unifying aspects of the Latinx community at Rice. The program identifies essential resources and networks to help students reach their maximum potential. By the end, participants should feel more connected as a class. We hope they leave feeling empowered to seek institutional support, peers, and professionals on campus for mentorship and guidance.