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Events & Announcements

Fall 2023 Fitness & Enrichment Classes

August 18, 2023 to September 28, 2023

Registration for Fall 2023 Fitness & Enrichment Classes begins August 28th! Sign-ups are located at the Mueller Center. Classes begin Sept 18th and go through Dec 10th.

Mueller Center

September Game Jam

September 22, 2023 6:00 PM to September 24, 2023 10:00 PM

RPI's Game Dev Club is hosting its first game jam of the year starting on Friday, September 22 at 6pm! Kick off the fall and join us once again (or for the first time!) for a 48-hour jam in which you'll form teams and design your own game from scratch. Students of all years, areas of study, and experience levels are welcome to participate! Location: Sage 2411, 2510, 2704, 2715

Sage Building

Evelyn’s Café Open for Lunch Service on Wednesdays

September 27, 2023: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
October 04, 2023: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
October 11, 2023: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
October 18, 2023: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
October 25, 2023: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

EMPAC invites you to Evelyn’s Café! A fulcrum of activity, this intimate space on Level 5 is filled with natural light and nestled beneath the red cedar hull of the EMPAC Concert Hall. Table seating offers sweeping northwest views of the seasons and a tempting outdoor terrace. Always open during EMPAC building hours for studying, relaxing, and groups. Café service available 11AM-2PM Wednesdays when classes are in session. All are welcome. Join us this Wednesday for lunch with a view!

EMPAC Evelyn's Cafe

The Clubhouse Pub's Italian Wine & Dine Night

September 27, 2023: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for our Italian Wine & Dine Event in The Clubhouse Pub.

Clubhouse Pub

The Clubhouse Pub's Italian Wine & Dine Night - POSTPONED

September 27, 2023: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This event has been postponed. Details to come. Join us for our Italian Wine & Dine Event in The Clubhouse Pub.

Clubhouse Pub

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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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RPI Playhouse


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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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.