In lieu of on-campus visits, we are currently offering general admissions information session webinars along with many other webinars and virtual events (see below). Afterward, be sure to check out our virtual campus tour!
All tours and information sessions have been canceled until further notice. Please check back in the late fall for updated information concerning the availability of on-campus tours and visits.
Saturday, September 26, 2020
(Rensselaer Medalists only)
This virtual open house is exclusively for Rensselaer Medalists and their families. Jonathan D. Wexler, Vice President for Enrollment Management, will welcome you to this special virtual event. Following the Welcome, all medalists will participate in an Academic Overview. Medalists will also have the opportunity to customize their schedule later in the event. Choose from a variety of sessions including: Admissions and Aid, Research, The Arch, Extending Your Scholarship, and more!
To RSVP, please use the link provided in your invitation email or brochure.
Saturday, October 17, 2020 and Sunday, November 15, 2020
These virtual events will allow you to sense the spirit of collaboration and discovery that makes a Rensselaer education so unique. We invite you and your family to join us virtually at one of our two fall open houses, where we will offer the following:
- Admissions and financial aid sessions
- Student-led presentations on their college experience
- An academic overview with faculty members from our five schools
We look forward to connecting with you this fall!
**IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL TOURS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Please check back in the late fall for updated information concerning the availability of on-campus tours and visits.
You may also view previous webinar recordings on our RPI Admissions YouTube Channel.
In addition to our daily general admissions information session webinars, check out these other opportunities to connect with RPI! You may also view previous webinar recordings on our RPI Admissions YouTube Channel.
For the month of September, we are excited to bring you special opportunities to connect with our current students! Each webinar will feature four student ambassadors representing a variety of majors/minors, extracurricular activities, and co-op/internship/research experiences. If you are interested in hearing from a student about a particular school or activity, please see the date suggestions at the bottom of the page (or, feel free to email our students at email@example.com!).
Student Ambassador Presentation - Sunday, September 20, 7 p.m. EDT
Student Ambassador Presentation - Thursday, September 24, 4 p.m. EDT
Student Ambassador Presentation - Sunday, September 27, 7 p.m. EDT
Student Ambassador Presentation - Wednesday, September 30, 8 p.m. EDT
The best dates to learn about…
The School of Architecture: 9/20, 9/27
The School of Engineering: All presentations
The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences: 9/20, 9/24, 9/27, 9/30
The Lally School of Management: 9/27
The School of Science: 9/20, 9/24, 9/27, 9/30
Athletics: 9/20, 9/27, 9/30
Co-ops/Internships: All presentations
Research: 9/20, 9/24, 9/27, 9/30
**IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL TOURS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Please check back in the fall for updated information concerning the availability of on-campus tours and visits.
Unfortunately, at this time, we are not taking any group visit requests. Please check back in the fall for availability.
If you are interested in bringing a group of 10 or more students to campus, please complete the Group Visit Request Form. We do our best to accommodate group visit requests; however we cannot guarantee staff and student availability.
Please review our Group Visit Guidelines prior to your visit.
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