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Spring 2022 Back to School update from the Collegiate Store

January 05, 2022 to January 29, 2022

The Collegiate Store is ready for Spring classes. Student and Faculty resource links below. Shipping and Curbside pickup options are available for physical items. Digital materials and instructions are emailed directly to students. Ordering Course Materials: https://info.rpi.edu/collegiate-store/textbooks/#OrderingCourseMaterials Faculty Resources: https://info.rpi.edu/collegiate-store/textbooks/#FacultyResources Store Hours: https://www.bkstr.com/rpistore/store-hours Email: RPI@bkstr.com

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Daily Trivia at The Clubhouse Pub

January 22, 2022
January 23, 2022
January 24, 2022
January 25, 2022
January 26, 2022

The physical Clubhouse Pub may be closed but we still active on Facebook. Follow us at Rensselaer Union Clubhouse Pub for daily trivia questions provided by our hosts Andrew and Perry. There will be links to performances and other events of interest to pub patrons...maybe even a Wine & Dine. Be safe until we see you back in The Pub!

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RU Feature Fridays

January 28, 2022
February 04, 2022
February 11, 2022
February 18, 2022
February 25, 2022

Sing, dance, recite poetry, play an instrument? We want to showcase your talent every Friday during Rensselaer Union's "Feature Fridays." We know you have skills, so why not let us show you off to the RPI community?? Submit your videos to the BOX account labeled "RU Feature Friday" for a chance to be seen on the Union's social media. For more information: mcleac2@rpi.edu

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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. Undergraduates can take advantage of extraordinary learning opportunites, including research, internships, and international programs.

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Campus Recreation

Students active in campus clubs and organizations, club sports, campus programming, student employment, and student government engage in experiential learning through hands on work with budgets, group coordination, conflict management, and overall personal and professional development. Rensselaer Union encourages all members to be active and engaged to better the campus community for all.

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The McNeil Room is both a dining facility and a multipurpose programming space for student organizations at RPI. Monday through Friday, visit during lunch for a rotating menu and standby favorites including sandwiches, soups, salads, and Thunder Mountain Curry. The McNeil Room also serves as a study space for many students around the clock.

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RPI Safe Ride Services

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.