Campus Visits & Events

The best way to decide if Rensselaer is the right fit for you is to visit our campus. We offer information sessions, tours, open houses, and special seasonal visits.

Please register for your desired tour time in advance to be sure to receive accurate parking and location information. 

We are also 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!

In-Person Campus Tour          Virtual Campus Tour              Campus Map


We look forward to connecting with you!

Off-Campus Information Sessions

Tysons Corner, VA - Tuesday, December 5, from 7-9 p.m. at the Tysons Corner Marriot - Register Now

Los Angeles, CA - Wednesday, December 13, from 7-9 p.m. at the Hotel MdR Marina del Rey - Register Now

Campus Tours

We are currently offering in-person tours to prospective students. Schedule Your Visit 

Webinars and Other Virtual Events

Women at Rensselaer Student Panel Webinar: Monday, November 20, at 7 p.m. EST Register Now

Computer Science and Information Technology & Web Science Webinar: Monday, November 27, at 7 p.m. EST Register Now

Diversity at RPI: Student Panel: Tuesday, November 28, at 7 p.m. EST Register Now

Diversity at RPI: Information Session & Student Life, Activities and Services Session: Wednesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. EST Register Now

Admissions Information Session Webinars: Join us to hear from and admissions counselor about how you can begin your world-changing journey at Rensselaer!

Admissions Student Ambassador Webinars: 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.

View Schedule and Register Now

Transfer Student Webinars

There are currently no webinars scheduled. Sign up for a one-on-one meeting with a transfer counselor by emailing

You may also view previous webinar recordings on our RPI Admissions YouTube Channel.

Other Ways to Learn More

Follow us on Instagram (@RPIAdmissions) for faculty, staff, and student takeovers - we are on Facebook too!

Videos and webinars on a variety of topics may be found on our YouTube channel

Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast


Athletics & ROTC Inquiries

If you are interested in participating in a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program or playing a varsity sport, please contact the coach(es) or the unit staff directly to discuss your interest. 

Air Force ROTC

Air Force ROTC

AS&RC (Armory, 3rd floor)

(518) 276-6236


Mohawk Army ROTC

Michael A. Dengler, GS

(518) 783-2477


To schedule an Officer Interview, please visit the NROTC website.

The NROTC adminitrative staff may be contacted at (518)276 6251 or at

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Area Travel

Drive times to Troy, NY from...  
Albany, NY 15 min
Hartford, CT 2 hours
New York City, NY 2.5 hours
Boston, MA 3 hours
Montreal, Canada 3.5 hours
Philadelphia, PA 4 hours
Easy Access to...  
Ride Sharing (Uber/Lyft)  
Albany/Rensselaer Amtrak Station 10 miles
Albany International Airport 11 miles