Planning Your Event

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1824 and has grown to achieve great prominence in the 21st century as a top tier world class technological research university with global reach and worldwide impact.     

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located in Troy, N.Y., on a 275 acre hilltop campus overlooking the Hudson River.  In the midst of a culturally rich population center surrounded by the Adirondack, Catskill, Berkshire, and Green mountains, the Rensselaer campus is only a few hours by car from Boston, New York City, and Montreal.

Within easy driving distance from campus, Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff enjoy, hiking, camping, sailing, biking, golf, whitewater kayaking, and more. Rensselaer is located just a half hour from the historic landmarks, battlefields, Adirondack mountains, and the state capital. From north, east, south, or west, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is centrally located near major highways in New York State.

On campus we offer full dining services, conference rooms with capacities ranging from 5 to 500 people, tennis courts, swimming pools, and other miscellaneous services to make your conference a success. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, suggestions, or comments. We hope we have the opportunity to help you make your conference the best one yet! 


Meet our staff:


Betsy Preston                                                                  Alexandre da Silva
Operations Manager                                                       Director, Auxiliary Parking & Transportation
(518) 276-6123                                                               (518) 276-2118