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Events & Announcements

Donate to ACM-W's WeRGold and Send Amazing Women to the Grace Hopper Conference (Any Amount Helps!)!

April 18, 2023 to July 01, 2023
April 19, 2023 to July 02, 2023
April 20, 2023 to July 03, 2023
April 21, 2023 to July 04, 2023
April 22, 2023 to July 05, 2023

Donate to help support women in CS to attend GHC! The Grace Hopper Conference provides a wide array of opportunities for Rensselaer women. Students who attend GHC will build professional networks, go to seminars that enhance their confidence as women in the tech field, and secure prized internships and permanent job offers. Through these connections made, and the knowledge gained at GHC, our female students harness their inner strength to become leaders in the tech industry.

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Fitness & Enrichment Classes Summer 2023

May 02, 2023 to August 05, 2023

Summer 2023 Fitness & Enrichment Classes hosted by RPI Campus Recreation in the Mueller Center! Registration now available! Classes begin June 5th and run until August 18th. 30minute and 1 hour long classes available. Stop by the Mueller Center to sign up or email Donna Sutton (suttoa@rpi.edu) with questions. Full list of class offering can be found at the Mueller Center or on social media

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Engineering Ambassador’s WeRGold Accepting Donations Toward STEM Outreach Trip

May 17, 2023 to July 01, 2023

The Engineering Ambassadors are seeking donations to help support our overnight trip to NYC to present engineering topics such as Drag Force, Water Filtration, and Biosensors to three NYC high schools. Historically, more than 1,000 high school students have experienced our STEM presentations and activities on each trip that we have made to the Bronx. You can learn more about the trip and donations here.

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Rensselaer Union Classical Concert Series- Freihofers Jazz Festival @ SPAC

June 24, 2023 2:00 PM to June 25, 2023 10:00 PM

Tickets for the Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival either Day 1, June 24th or Day 2, June 25th at SPAC are available in the Union room 3702 courtesy of The Eleanor N. Fischbach Concert Series. Tickets are for students first through June 16th and then can be picked up by staff and faculty. Limit 2 per ID for all.

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About The Union

The Rensselaer Union has the responsibility of overseeing several facilities on campus, many of these facilities and operations are housed within the Rensselaer Student Union, a building at the corner of Sage Avenue and 15th street, containing meeting rooms, businesses, dining, and social spaces. The Rensselaer Student Union is a place to study and attend special events or visit the RPI Bookstore or the Clubhouse Pub. In addition to the Rensselaer Student Union, Rensselaer Union manages fitness and weight training facilities and wellness programs at the Mueller Center, performance spaces in the RPI Playhouse, musical practice spaces in the J-Building, the Academy Hall dance studio and auditorium, and more. All of the Union Facilties include: 87 Gym, Armory basement Storage, Armory Rifle Range, J-Building Music Suite, Mueller Center, Academy Hall Auditorium and dance studio, West Hall Green Room, EMPAC Room Beta, RSA Garage, Ambulance Crew House, Crew Club Boat House, W2SZ Trailer, WRPI Media Suite, and the Rensselaer Student Union.


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Student Life

The Rensselaer approach to education prepares students for leadership and for life. Students can take advantage of extraordinary learning opportunities, including research, internships, and international programs.

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Campus Recreation

Located in the heart of Rensselaer’s campus and funded and operated by the Rensselaer Union, the Mueller Center provides a variety of recreational, fitness, and wellness programs to the RPI Community. Access is free to all RPI students, faculty and staff.

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The Union is the home of many dining options, businesses, and services. From banking to mail services to purchasing school supplies, the Union serves as the perfect place to get things done and grab a bite to eat in the center of campus.

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Safe Ride

Safe Ride at Rensselaer provides students with a safe and free evening/late-night transportation option.

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Have any thoughts, comments, suggestions, or questions for the Rensselaer Union?

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The virtual comment box is monitored by the Union Executive Board Business Operations Committee. We meet on Mondays, at 8:30 PM (EST). We'd love to have you drop in! To learn more about us and what we do, please email Owen Cahan at: cahano@rpi.edu.