Rensselaer Union

Organizations, Facilities & Services

The Rensselaer Union has been driving campus engagement and student activities at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) since 1890. As laid out in the Rensselaer Union Constitution, the purpose of this organization is to unite members in a commitment to the ideals for which Rensselaer stands, expand extracurricular life, coordinate student organizations, act as a medium through which student opinion may be expressed, and work with all other members of the Rensselaer community to encourage student initiatives and lead student action.  

Funded primarily by student activity fees, the Rensselaer Union sponsors student clubs, student activitiesathletics and intramural sports, facilities, and services available to RPI students. Rensselaer Union is comprised of governing bodies, including the Student Senate, Rensselaer Union Executive Board, Judicial Board, Graduate Council, and Undergraduate Council.

All RPI graduate and undergraduate Activity Fee paying students are Rensselaer Union members.


Rensselaer Union Photo Gallery 

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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 2017

MondaySunday                 8 am12 am

Reading Days, Finals Week and Summer Schedule 

Rensselaer Union
May 8th – May 12th                                 8am – 10pm
May 13th & May 14th                               9am – 9pm                            
May 15th                                                  Summer Hours Begin Monday – Sunday 8am – 9pm
May 29th                                                  Closed card access only
July 4th                                                     Closed card access only
August 28th                                             Fall hours begin 

Contact Info

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

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