Save the Date 2016-2017

FALL 2016


Monday, August 29th                            Classes Begin                                                                           RPI Campus

Wednesday, Aug 31st                            Meet the Greeks                     6:00pm - 9:00pm                   McNeil Room

Thursday, Sept. 1st                                Activities Fair                          6:30pm-8:30pm                     AS&RC Armory Gym

Monday, Sept. 12th                                HockeyLine Celebration        7:00pm-11:00pm                  Union & Field House

Saturday, Oct. 1st                                   NSBE/SHPE Career Fair        10:00am-4:00pm                  AS&RC Armory Gym

October 7th-8th                                      Reunion & Homcoming*                                                        Campus wide event

October 21st-23rd                                  Family Weekend**                                                                  Campus wide event

Saturday, Oct. 22nd                                International Festival             11:00am-2:00pm                 McNeil Room

Sunday, Oct. 23rd                                   GM/PU Brunch**                     9:00am-11:00am                 McNeil Room

Friday, Oct. 28th                                     Black Friday Hockey Game     7:00pm                                 Houston Field House

Saturday, Nov. 12th                               Dutchman Shoes Football      12:00pm                                ECAV                           

Friday, December 9th                            Last day of classes                                                                  RPI Campus


Spring 2017


Tuesday, Jan. 17th                                 Classes resume                       7:00am                                  RPI Campus

Thursday, Jan. 19th                               Mayor’s Cup Hockey Game    7:30pm                                 Times Union Center

February                                                  8th Annual Winter Carnival     11am-3pm                           ECAV

Saturday, Feb. 4th                                 White Out                                    11:00am-3:00pm               ECAV

Friday, Feb. 17th                                    RPI Spirit Day 2017                                                                Share your red!

Saturday, Feb. 18th                               40th Annual Big Red Freakout  7:00pm                              Houston Field House

March                                                      Genericon 30th Anniversary                                                 RPI Campus

March 13th-17th                                   Spring Break                                                                            RPI Campus

March 31st-April 7th                            Grand Marshal Week                                                             Campus wide event

Wednesday, April 5th                           GM Day & Provost BBQ               11:00am-3:00pm            Campus wide event

Wednesday, May 3rd                            Last day of classes                                                                RPI Campus

Wednesday, May 3rd                            Spring Fling                                                                             Residence Life

Saturday, May 20th                              RPI Commencement                    8:30am                            Campus wide event


* Alumni RSVP with the Office of Alumni Relations.
** Families RSVP with the Office of the Student Experience.

About Student Activities

There are endless opportunities to get involved in clubs, organizations, and campus programming.

Operating Hours

Rensselaer Union Student Activities staff members are available 9-5, Monday - Friday, when the Institute is open.

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Contact Info

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Cameron McLean, Director

Amy Corron, Assistant Director

Alex Pizzola, Assistant