Coming Up

Campus and Community Events Calendar

Academic

  • June 20
    Last day to file degree application for August 2014 graduation

    For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231.

  • July 4
    Independence Day

    No classes; staff holiday.

  • July 25
    Doctoral dissertations due

    For more information, contact the Office of Graduate Education at 276-6488.

  • August 8
    Last day of summer 2014 classes

    For more information, contact the Registrar 
at 276-6231.

  • August 9
    Residence halls and apartments close for summer 2014

    For more information, contact Residence Life at 276-6284.

  • August 20
    Residence halls and apartments open for upperclass and new graduate students

    Contact Residence Life at 276-6284.

  • August 21
    Resident dining halls open with breakfast

    For more information, contact Residence Life at 276-6284.

  • August 25
    Fall 2014 classes begin

    For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231.

  • August 29
    Official date of August 2014 graduation

    For more information, contact the Registrar at 276-6231.

Performances

  • August 21
    Rensselaer Music Association’s Fanfare Concert

    Come support the new members of the Class of 2018 at their first performance. Experience a jazz ensemble and concert band put together through the hard work of students over the course of just two days. 7-8 p.m. EMPAC Concert Hall. More information.

Special Events

  • Last Friday evening in June, July, August
    Troy Night Out

    Monthly arts and cultural event in downtown Troy. 5-9 p.m. More information.

  • Saturday mornings in June, July, August
    Troy Compost Seeks Volunteers

    Troy Compost has been organizing a number of big composting initiatives in Troy, such as the Farmers Market food scraps collection. Volunteering consists of a two-hour educational gig that does good work for a community organization, local farms, and the Troy waste stream. 
8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, contact Guy Schaffer at schafe@rpi.edu or visit the website.

  • June 11
    StartUp Tech Valley

    A new monthly meet-up for first-time, experienced, or aspiring entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, employees of startups, service providers to startups, and anyone else who wants to be involved. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Revolution Hall, 425 River St., Troy. For more information, contact Kelly Reardon at 276-2650 or go to the website.

  • June 12 & 26; July 10 & 24
    Rensselaer Community Toastmasters Meeting

    Toastmasters meetings are a “learn-by-doing” workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. $36/six-month membership. Union, room 3606. 12-1 p.m. For more information, contact Will Fahey at 276-2318 or go to the Human Resource website.

  • June 14
    River Street Festival

    One of the county’s largest street festivals. 
Artisan craft vendors, unique shops of River Street, and fun for the whole family. River Street from Fulton to Congress. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More information.

  • June 18 through August 27
    Rockin’ on the River

    Free, outdoor concert every Wednesday evening. 5-8:30 p.m. Green Island Bridge parking lot. Click here for more information and the  concert schedule.

  • July 19 & 20
    Troy Pig Out

    Back for its 8th year, bringing the best BBQ in the Capital Region to downtown Troy. Music, chef demonstrations, children’s activities, and great BBQ. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Troy Riverfront Park. For more information, go to their website.

  • July 21, 22, 31; August 1
    Summer Visiting Days

    Admissions information sessions, tours, and discussions with current students. For more information, contact Undergraduate Admissions at 276-6216 or RSVP here. 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • July 30
    Venture BPlan Series

    Monthly venture forum for those looking for startup funding and venture capitalists. 
7-9 a.m. Heffner Alumni House. For more information, visit the website.

  • August 24
    Class of 2018 Convocation

    6:30 p.m. Dessert reception following. ECAV Arena. For more information, contact University Events at 276-6608.