Season’s Greetings!

Rensselaer offices will close on Thursday, December 24 and reopen Monday, January 4, 2021.

If you are considering making a year-end gift to Rensselaer, you may do so by visiting our online giving form. For further instructions regarding year-end giving, please visit, call (518) 276-6055 to leave a message, or email

On behalf of the Institute, thank you for your continued support – and Happy Holidays!

Latest Giving News

Gift Received to Fund Varsity Football Program

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has received a generous $1 million gift to fund the RPI football program.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Receives Gift To Fund Men’s Varsity Ice Hockey Coach Endowment

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is pleased to announce the establishment of the C. Lloyd Bauer ’55 Endowed Men’s Varsity Ice Hockey Coach. The $2 million gift will be funded by Rensselaer alumnus and former men’s varsity hockey player Lloyd Bauer ’55.
A Photo Of SigEp Receiving Their Award

Help Support Fraternities and Sororities at Rensselaer

For most of us, joining our fraternity or sorority while attending Rensselaer remains one of the most significant decisions we could have made...

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky Collaboration with Rensselaer to Support Advanced Manufacturing Efforts

LM Sikorsky recently completed an initial phase of a project aimed at demonstrating an advanced manufacturing process focused on automating a current manual process.

Spotlight on ReCAP – Rensselaer Corporate Ambassadors Program

Congratulations to Ryan Patry ’00, ’08G, Rotary and Mission Systems for Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Company, who has been named a Lockheed Martin Technical Fellow in Manufacturing Engineering.

Generous Donation Ensures Hands-On Learning for Electrical Engineering Students

All students taking the course Introduction to Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering this year will receive an Analog Devices ADALM1000 Active Learning Module thanks to a generous donation from Douglas Mercer ’77, a pioneer in analog-digital conversion.

CDPHP Donates $150,000 for Rensselaer COVID-19 Testing Initiative

We are pleased to announce that CDPHP has committed to a transformative gift designated for the Rensselaer COVID-19 Testing Initiative Fund.

Campus Fitness Connection

The Mueller Center, celebrating its 20-year anniversary in May, coordinates intramural sports including basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball connecting nearly 6,000 community members annually.