Thanksgiving Break Details, Events, and Resources for Students

For Students Leaving Campus

Students traveling from the Albany International Airport, Rensselaer Rail Station and the Greyhound Bus Station may arrange transportation to the travel gateway of their choice using an RPI Holiday Shuttle. Times are listed below.  Questions? Contact Rensselaer Parking and Transportation

Tuesday, 11/24/15

2p, 4p, 6p

RPI to Travel Gateways

Thanksgiving transportation

Wednesday, 11/25/15

8a, 10a, 12p

RPI to Travel Gateways

Thanksgiving transportation

Sunday, 11/29/15

4p, 6p, 8p

Travel Gateways to RPI

Thanksgiving return transportation

 

For Students Staying in the Capital District

 

RESIDENTS STAYING ON CAMPUS

Residents who plan to stay on campus at any point between 9:00 PM on Tuesday, November 24th - 12:00 PM on Sunday, November 29th need to notify Residence Life by filling out this form. Forms need to be submitted no later than Friday, November 20th. Questions? Contact Residence Life at reslife@rpi.edu.

 

IMPORTANT CAMPUS PHONE NUMBERS

Public Safety - Non-Emergency, please call (518) 276-6656. In case of an emergency, please call (518) 276-6611.

Students on campus may also choose to connect with the Dean on Duty.

 

LOCAL & RPI EVENTS

Sign up for events at http://RPIbreaks.eventbrite.com.

VARSITY ATHLETICS

Tuesday, November 24th at 6:00 PM - Men's Hockey vs University of New Hampshire at the Houston Field House 

Friday, November 27th at 7:00 PM - Women's Hockey vs University of New Hampshire at the Houston Field House

Saturday, November 28th at 4:00 PM - Women's Hockey vs. University of New Hampshire at the Houston Field House

 

RENSSELAER STUDENT UNION HOURS

Rensselaer Student Union hours of operation over Thanksgiving break: 

Monday,  November 23rd     8:00 AM - 12:00 AM (normal hours)

Tuesday,  November 24th     8:00 AM - 12:00 AM (normal hours)

Wednesday, November 25th     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday-Saturday, November 26-28th  CLOSED

Sunday, November 29th      11:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Monday, November 30th     8:00 AM - 12:00 AM (normal hours resume)

 

MUELLER CENTER HOURS

Monday, November 23rd     7:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Tuesday, November 24th     7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, November 25th     7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday-Saturday, November 26-28th     CLOSED

Sunday, November 29th     12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Monday, November 30th     Normal Hours Resume

 

87 GYM HOURS

Monday, November 23rd     11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Tuesday, November 24th     11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday-Sunday, November 26th-29th     CLOSED

Monday, November 30th     Normal Hours Resume

 

LIBRARY HOURS

Tuesday-Wednesday, November 24-25th     7:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Thursday-Friday, November 26-27th     CLOSED

Saturday, November 28th     10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sunday, November 29th     12:00 PM - 3:00 AM

 

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Local restaurants remaining open on Thanksgiving Day are listed below. 

Business Name

Address

Phone Number

2015 Thanksgiving Hours

Alexis Diner

294 N Greenbush Rd, Troy

518-286-2567

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Ali Baba

2243 Fifteenth Street, Troy

518-273-1170

12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Brueggers Bagels Coffee

55 Congress Street, Troy

518-274-4469

6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Daily Grind

46 Third Street, Troy

518-272-8658

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Dunkin Donuts Coffee

505 Campbell Avenue Troy

518-270-0819

5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Dunkin Donuts Coffee

198 Hoosick Street Troy

518-266-0874

5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Dunkin Donuts Coffee

749 Hoosick Road, Troy

518-328-0005

5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Dunkin Donuts Coffee

59 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy

518-272-0738

5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

ON CAMPUS DINING DATES & DETAILS

Location

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

23 - Nov

24 - Nov

25 - Nov

26 - Nov

27 - Nov

28 - Nov

29 - Nov

30 - Nov

The Commons

7:30am-7:30pm 10:30p - 11:30p

7:30am-7:30pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

4:30pm-7:30pm

7:30am-7:30pm 10:30p - 11:30p

BARH

7:30am-10am  4:00pm-9:00pm

7:30am-10am  4:00pm-9:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

4:00pm-7:00pm

7:30am-10am   4pm-9:00pm

Burdett Store

8:00pm-11:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

8:00pm-11:00pm

8:00pm-11:00pm

Blitman Dining Hall

7:00am-10:00am  5:00pm-8:00pm

7:00am-10:00am  5:00pm-8:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

5:00pm-8:00pm

7:00am-10:00am  5:00pm-8:00pm

Russell Sage Dining Hall

7:00am-8:00pm

7:00am-8:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

7:00am-8:00pm

Faculty & Staff Dining

11:30am-1:30pm

11:30am-1:30pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

11:30am-1:30pm

Jazzman's Café @ DCC

7:30am-8:00pm

7:30am-3:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

7:30am-7:00pm

Beanery @ Sage Labs

7:30am-3:00pm

7:30am-3:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

7:30am-3:00pm

The Lally Galley

7:45am-2:00pm

7:45am-2:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

7:45am-2:00pm

The Library Café

8:00am-8:00pm

8:00am-4:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

8:00am-8:00pm

McNeil Room Dining

11:00am-2:30pm

11:00am-2:30pm

11:00am-2:30pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

11:00am-2:30pm

Rathskellar Dining

11:00am-12:00am

11:00am-7:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

12:00pm-12:00am

11:00am-12:00am

Ben and Jerry's

11:00am-12:00am

11:00am-7:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

12:00pm-12:00am

11:00am-12:00am

Father's C-store

7:30am-2:00am

7:30am-7:00pm

7:30am-3:00pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

9:30am-2:00am

7:30am-2:00am

Moe's

11am-11pm

11am-11pm

11am-8pm

Closed

Closed

11am-8pm

11am-11pm

11am-11pm

Evelyn's Café

12-3pm

12-3pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

12-3pm

 

CITY TRANSPORTATION

CDTA Info: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/parking/shuttle/cdta.html

 

CAMPUS SHUTTLE

Campus shuttles are not running. However, students may call an on-call shuttle. http://www.rpi.edu/dept/parking/shuttle/ShuttleSchedule.pdf

 

About Rensselaer Union

Rensselaer Union has been the center of student life at RPI since 1890. Rensselaer Union sponsors club activities, leadership, campus-wide programming, performing arts and fitness opportunities for all RPI students.

Operating Hours

Card Access is available at all times. Card swipe doors are located in the ATM lobby (west entrance) and the entrance to Fathers (east entrance).

Rensselaer Union Hours of Operation 2016

MondaySunday                 8 am12 am

 

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Contact Info

Rensselaer Union Administration Office
15th Street & Sage Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6505

General Questions - RPIUnion@rpi.edu