2024 Adventure Blocks

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NRB Adventure Blocks

Registration opens June 4 @ 10 a.m. EST. Adventure Blocks are a required part of NRB Activities. 

Register by June 30 at go.rpi.edu/NRB2024 

Login with the user name and password with which you applied to Rensselaer. 

If an event is listed here but not on the registration form, it may be full. With 80+ blocks, please have a few in mind when you go to register. This will not be the last opportunity you have to interact with these groups or activities. 

These blocks are scheduled to be held 9am-3pm on Sunday, August 25. Students will be able to choose two, half-day blocks or one full-day block. Please choose the block that you think you will enjoy most or seems most interesting to you. We recommend choosing something familiar to you, and something that might push you outside your comfort zone and help you meet new friends. 

Full Day Blocks

(if choosing from this list, choose ONE activity)

A Taste of Acapella 

Dive into the challenge of learning and performing contemporary a cappella as you join RPI's five a cappella groups for a great day filled with music. Get to know the members of The Rensselyrics, The Rusty Pipes, Partial Credit, Duly Noted, and Raaga to experience what collegiate a cappella is all about! Singers and vocal percussionists will have the opportunity to showcase their talents in learning and performing one song from each group's repertoire. This program is perfect for individuals with an interest in or experience with singing or vocal percussion/beatboxing.

Bike Ride with RPI Cycling     

Join RPI Cycling for a fun social bike ride and lunch at a local park. We can ride a variety of trails from paved bike paths to mountain bike singletrack. All skill levels welcome, but you must know how to ride a bike. Bikes and helmets will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you have one. Come enjoy the outdoors and meet other students!

Caving at Clarksville with the Outing Club   

Does crawling around underground though mud, rock and water with only the light from a headlamp sound like fun to you? If, so then you should join the Outing Club to explore Clarksville. This trip is for those who aren’t afraid of getting dirty and willing to step outside their comfort zone. Clarksville has some crawls/squeezes in addition to more open passages. To go on this trip you will need to wear synthetic layers and hiking boots, as it will be cold in the cave. Gloves (cheap gardening gloves) and kneepads are highly recommended.

Circle K Park Cleanup and Ice Cream Social

Join Circle K to clean up a local park and learn about the volunteer community on campus! Afterwards we’ll have some ice cream and socializing!

Painting at local community center with Alpha Phi Omega   

Help repaint classrooms at Northern Rivers a school for youth with special needs with Alpha Phi Omega a gender inclusive community service fraternity. For lunch we will be having a picnic including games that we will be bringing to help everyone get to know each other and have fun while also helping the community.

Concert Band Fanfare 2028   

Interested in musical performance at Rensselaer? If you have experience performing in a traditional concert band, wind ensemble, or jazz band, come join us for a day of fun, excitement, and music making. While meeting fellow musicians of the Class of 2028, you will have the opportunity to learn challenging new music in a relaxed setting. This is an excellent time to get to know your fellow classmates, meet and talk to upperclassmen, and learn about the many performance opportunities at Rensselaer. You are encouraged to bring your own instrument. The Rensselaer Music Association has a limited supply of instruments which are available for use throughout the event. Need to rent your instrument? Email Scheer, Eric scheee2@rpi.edu. 

Fanfare 2028 - Jazz 

Get to know some other RPI musicians as you spend the day learning a few big band charts. The weekend after NRB you will perform the charts you learned during NRB in EMPAC. Desired instruments: Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, Guitar, Drums

*Instruments will be provided to those who need them

Design, Build, Fly        

Do you like building planes? Have no idea how to? Want to learn? Come build RC planes with RPI's Design, Build Fly club for all of this and more! Afterwards, watch your team's hard work soar off triumphantly into the sky (or come crashing down spectacularly). No prior experience with RC construction, planes, or anything else is needed - we'll teach you everything you need to know.

Fraternity and Sorority Commons Picnic Day at Prospect Park      

Join us for a Freshman Fun Picnic at Prospect Park! Connect with fraternity and sorority members at RPI through fun games and activities like tug of war, water balloon toss, spike ball, crafting, and board games. Dive into life at RPI, explore and ask questions about the Interfraternity, Panhellenic, and Multicultural Councils. Don't miss out on this perfect start to your college adventure!

Humans vs. Zombies  

Humans vs. Zombies is a game similar to tag, where players begin as Humans and try to survive a Zombie horde. The ultimate goal of the game is for either all Humans to be turned into Zombies, or for the Humans to survive a set amount of time using foam-dart blasters and balled-up socks as means to fight off the horde.

Kickback for the Culture        

Join the black organizations on campus for a day full of networking and fun! Meet the different black cultural organizations on campus and join us for food, music, dance, and many more fun activities!

Learn to Row with RPI Crew! 

Come to our boathouse to meet our team and get to learn how to row! While at our NRB, you will learn the basics of the rowing stroke and see all of the mechanics behind a fast boat. Once you learn the basics we will take you out to row on the water with us! Be prepared for physical activity! 

Mini Film Festival       

Do you love movies? Ever wanted to create one of your own? If you answered yes to one of these questions then come on down to UPAC Cinema’s NRB event where students get to spend the day creating a short film with your peers. We encourage students to bring laptops and whatever props needed for their film ideas. After showing off the short films, students will get to vote on the best one for a special prize.

Model Railroad Ops Session with RPI Model RR club          

Like Trains, scale modeling, logistics, or challenges? Then join the Rensselaer Model Railroad Society as we travel to Kevin Surman's beautiful HO scale New York and Long Branch Railroad. We will be doing a model railroad operations session, where we will run the model railroad as if it was a real railroad. This will include switching local industries, running passenger trains, and railroad yard operations.

Mt. Greylock Hike with the Outing Club      

Do you enjoy hiking and being outside? Join the Rensselaer Outing Club on an all-day hike up Mount Greylock. This is an intermediate hike, covering 5 miles and 1,300 feet of elevation. Mount Greylock has beautiful views and waterfalls. You will spend the day hiking outside, with a lunch break at the summit to enjoy the views and take a rest

RPI Flying Club Introduction & ESAM (Empire State Aerosciences Museum) Visit + Tour!           

The RPI Flying Club's Introduction & ESAM (Empire State Aerosciences Museum) Visit + Tour! event is designed to provide first-year students with an immersive experience in the world of aviation. The day-long program begins with a club presentation on the RPI campus, where attendees will learn about the club's mission and the various opportunities it offers. The group will then travel to the Empire State Aerosciences Museum for a guided tour, exploring the museum's extensive collection of aircraft and aviation artifacts. The RPI Flying Club welcomes aviation enthusiasts of all levels, from seasoned pilots to those new to the field, inviting anyone with a passion for planes and flight to join in the club's activities.

RPI Men's and Women's Club Soccer           

Spend the day with members of the RPI Men’s and Women’s Club Soccer teams and play some shooting and technical games, compete in small-sided team scrimmages, and learn more about RPI club soccer and how to join!

Satellite communications, Radio Games and More with W2SZ, RPI's Amateur Radio Club          

From talking with others via satellites to transmitter hunting competitions, you can participate in some of the many activities the world of ham radio has to offer. The club will demonstrate the equipment a modern ham may utilize to bounce radio signals off satellites, along with the HF rig the club uses to communicate with stations as far as Texas and Puerto Rico. Between satellite passes attendees will be able to get hands-on experience with foxhunting, a game where a transmitter is hidden and the "hunter" will need to find it using a radio receiver.

The FUNdamentals of Flight with the RPI disc golf club      

Learn how to play Disc Golf (Frisbee Golf) with the RPI disc golf club. We will teach you how to throw and then walk to Prospect Park to play a round of disc golf. We are a casual club focused on getting outside, having fun, and personal improvement. We welcome and encourage all skill levels to join, especially new or first-time players.

Water Bottle Rocket Launch 

Assemble your own rocket out of water bottles, and then launch it into the air! Learn about how to make the best rocket, and the work of the Rensselaer Rocket Societ

Half Day Blocks

(if choosing from this list, choose TWO activities)

100% Natural Noise:  America's Pep Band   

Come meet America’s Pep Band, and get a feel for what we’rere all about! Bring your instruments; we’ll play some of the music we play at hockey and football games. Sousaphones and percussion will be provided, and, if needed, we may be able to provide woodwind and brass instruments. All instruments and skill levels are welcome!

A Fake Artist Flies to New York with Art Club          

Come join RPI's Art Club for a fun game of drawing and deduction! Can you uncover the fake artist, or will they cunningly outsmart you all? Whether you're a hobbyist or a professional, all are welcome to join us for a lively hangout with fellow art enthusiasts of all mediums, skill levels, and majors.

Acting and Technical Workshops with the RPI Players        

Interested in acting on-stage? Want to learn more about building set pieces or lighting design? Join the RPI Players, RPI's one and only theatre group, as we hold acting and technical workshops for all the different aspects of the theatre arts.

Alianza Latina's Plantando y Platicando      

Join Alianza Latina for a fun and creative time at our pot decorating and succulent planting event! This is the perfect opportunity to relax, socialize, and get a plant of your choice to decorate your dorm rooms. You will also get a chance to play some classic hispanic household games. 

Amazing Race - Campus Challenge with RPI SWE      

Join RPI SWE to navigate a cross-campus challenge with your team. Students will race through riddles and team challenges all while learning about opportunities with the Society of Women Engineers and exploring campus. The winning team will recieve a prize! 

Autism at Rensselaer Club Campus Tour     

A relaxed tour of RPI campus where you can meet other autistic students, and familiarize yourself with locations around the college.

Ballroom Dance          

Do you want to learn to dance as seen on Dancing with the Stars? Are you interested in partner dancing? Do you want to try something new? Or, maybe you already enjoy ballroom dancing and want to get to know RPI’s ballroom community. If you said yes to any of these questions, Ballroom Blitz is for you! Learn and enjoy a growing sport that has practitioners from all around the world. We’ll teach you the spicy Salsa, the intense and passionate Tango, the graceful waltz, and a variety of modern forms of Ballroom dances. If you’re new, come out and try something different! If you’re a dancer, come meet RPI’s ballroom community! If not, come anyway. No prior dance experience or partner necessary. As one of the largest clubs on campus, and one of the biggest competitive teams on the East Coast, we’d love to have you join us for the day!

Behind the Scenes with RPI TV         

Come explore the exciting world of professional television broadcasting with RPI TV. Get hands-on experience with our professional-grade equipment as we walk you through a typical production for our club. Experience behind the scenes access to some of RPI TV's control rooms and other facilities. We hope to see you there!

Beyond the Siren - Meet RPI Ambulance     

Do you have an interest in volunteer work and helping others? Are you looking for a new and exciting activity to pursue at RPI? This program will teach some basic EMT skills and you will get to tour our ambulance and emergency vehicles. Participants will learn the ins and outs of emergency medical equipment and patient care that is performed by EMTs every day. Beyond the Siren - Meet RPI Ambulance will be a unique experience and leave participants with useful knowledge they can use in everyday life. Welcome to RPI! 

Board Games with the RPI Board Game Club

Join us to play board games and hang out! Work together or betray one another with our extensive catalog of games.

Boba Workshop with Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers     

Come and hang out with upperclassmen from the SASE professional community where you will have the chance to make new friends and learn the ins and outs of university life. Also enjoy a refreshing cup of boba on us!

Build Your Own Event Playlist w/ UPAC Concerts   

UPAC Concerts both hosts concerts for renowned artists year-round and manages the music for various events that take place in the Union. In this NRB you will work together with UPAC Concerts members and other incoming students to create your own event playlist based on a previous theme seen at a Union event. This is a great opportunity to bond with other freshmen over shared music tastes and get advice from UPAC Concerts members.

Chess Club!     

Discover the activities of a typical RPI Chess Club meeting (there's plenty!). Expect to engage in blitz, bughouse, hand & brain, the unique RPI coin flip chess, among others. All are welcome, regardless of chess experience (instruction provided!). Grapes included.

Cocinando con SHPE  

Join the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) for the Cocinando con SHPE adventure block! Come make some empanadas while learning more about the SHPE community (no prior cooking abilities necessary).

College Radio with WRPI Troy!         

Come experience College Radio with WRPI Troy and get involved with radio broadcasting, live production, and the technology that brings it all together! With this program, incoming freshmen have the opportunity to explore a decades-old station with high-quality equipment, over 60,000 vinyl records, couches, and a diverse, social community connected by a general love for music. Participants will have the opportunity to get involved with the many departments that make college radio happen. Whether it’s getting hands-on technical experience with producing and mixing live music, getting first-hand experience on-air as a DJ, or exploring the ins and outs of the technology it takes to output 10,000 watts of pure college radio, WRPI provides a fun, social environment for people with music interests of all kinds.

Cooking with PAL! 

We’re the Philippines American League or PAL for short! In our block we’ll be entering a fierce cooking competition where you and your fellow students will get to team up and make the best lumpia and turon to present to the judges! May the best chefs win!

Dance Dance Revolution Free Play   

Play Dance Dance Revolution with our arcade style dance pads! We'll introduce people to the club, help new players learn the game, and then let people play from our expansive collection of songs.

Day at the Auto Shop  Learn about cars with RSAS. Come learn some things about how cars work, and learn an important skill! Wear something you're not afraid to get dirty

Desi Meet & Greet     

At Desi Meet and Greet, we want to help incoming freshmen meet other people from similar cultural backgrounds to develop a sense of community within RPI. Anyone interested in learning more about Indian culture is welcome, as we aim to spread awareness throughout RPI.

Engineering Ambassador's Wacky Scavenger Hunt 

Join the RPI Engineering Ambassadors on a scavenger hunt around campus to identify some key spots and complete a few challenges with us.  You'll learn more about campus and our outreach program!

Escape Room & Rock Painting w/ Rensselaer Pride Alliance          

Where do escape rooms and rock painting intersect? At RPA! Get familiar with safe spaces on campus and make some LGBTQ+ friends along the way.

Exploring Indian Dance         

Embark on a dynamic exploration of Indian dance with RPI Rudras, Rounak, and Bhangra! Incoming freshmen are invited to delve into the diverse world of Indian dance by learning the graceful movements of Indian classical dance, the high-energy choreography of Bollywood, and the infectious rhythms of Bhangra. Through immersive experiences, students will discover the rich cultural heritage of each dance form and foster a deeper sense of inclusivity and appreciation for RPI's vibrant dance community. Join us for an exhilarating journey of rhythm, expression, and cultural celebration!

HackRPI x Google Cloud Idea Hackathon       

Win awesome prizes at our Idea Hackathon! You’ll get to learn about AI while working with new friends to compete in a mini Idea Hackathon run by HackRPI. Come for snacks, prizes, and a lighthearted theme to introduce you to hackathons! Plus, you’ll get a jump start on project ideas and a chance to learn about our 11th annual Hackathon coming up in November. No experience necessary!

Inner Tube Water Polo with RPI Water Polo Club   

Get ready to make a splash at our Inner Tube Water Polo event! Dive into the fun and excitement of this unique twist on traditional water polo. Teams will compete in inflatable inner tubes, adding an extra challenge and plenty of laughs to the game. No experience necessary – just bring your enthusiasm and be prepared to get wet! Join us for a thrilling day of friendly competition and bring a bathing suit!

Introduction to Dance Club   

All are welcome to join us in a student choreography exercise, a dance combination led by one of our beloved teachers, and much more! Dance Club encourages dancers of all levels and backgrounds to participate in this active, and social program. We hope to see you there!

Learning Chinese Games with CASA 

Come learn to play Chinese games, or just come to hang out and make friends, with the Chinese American Student Association including Mahjong or Big 2. 

Lets Kendo! - An Introduction to Kendo       

Come and learn kendo with the RPI Meitokukan Kendo Dojo!  Led by coaches and students, this NRB event plans to help teach you about the art of Kendo, focusing on fundamental techniques, etiquette, and the rich cultural heritage behind this traditional martial art. Everyone is welcome to come and learn!

Lights and Sound and Sound and Lights: How to run a concert!     

We will be setting up the biggest lighting and sound show we can with our inventory of equipment. Participants will get to see behind the scenes of putting on a concert with live sound engineering and dynamic lighting control. Lighting will have 12 moving head fixtures, an assortment of RGB static fixtures, Source 4s and Par 64s; operated by a GrandMA3. Come learn how to control them live (busking) and with timecode! Sound will have an EAW concert level audio system, with a range of Yamaha Digital Mixers (M7, QL1, LS9), microphones, and a few SoundCraft Analog Mixers. Programs include live demos, eq training, feedback suppression techniques, system tuning, and mic placement secrets! Union Show Techs provides paid lighting and sound technicians to RPI Clubs funded by the RPI Student Union. We provide all training to become a technician, no prior experience required!

Make a Game with RPI Game Development Club!  

Join us for a mini version of our 48-hour Game Jams! Whereas in the full version you make a full game from scratch, here we'd only be fleshing out the concept, and playing with our club’s arcade cabinet with any extra time!

Observatory Tours and Trivia with the Astrophysical Society        

Take a tour of RPI’s Hirsch Observatory, then show off your knowledge in space themed trivia with the Rensselaer Astrophysical Society!

Outdoor games with Cru       

Join Cru RPI for some Spikeball, Frisbee, and other outdoor games! We are a community of Bible-believing Christians who intentionally pursue and share the Gospel in truth and love. Come out and have some outdoor fun!

Paint a Pot with ESW!           

Join Engineers for a Sustainable World for a chance to paint your own pot and plant some seeds! Plants make a great decoration for your dorm.  We will also discuss opportunities for sustainability on campus.

Pixels and Paints by Girls Who Code

Pixels and Paints is an exciting event hosted by Girls Who Code, bringing together students of all genders at Quad Hill, one of RPI's picnic spots. Equipped with paints and brushes, participants are invited to let their creativity soar on canvases and mugs. It's a day dedicated to fun and art, where imagination knows no bounds. Join us for a laid-back, creative atmosphere, complete with snacks and picnic vibes! This event will feature a thrilling team-building activity. Participants will divide into teams and collaborate to create artwork based on a surprise theme revealed on the spot. It's an opportunity to bond with peers, unleash collective creativity, and have a blast!

Playing with Lasers with The Forge Student Makerspace   

Come explore the largest student-run makerspace on campus and learn how to harness the power of a 130W CO2 Laser to make your own creations! 

Pokemon Tournament          

Join the Rensselaer Pokemon Organization for a tournament! No console or games necessary, just bring your phone or laptop. This will be a Pokemon Showdown tournament (https://play.pokemonshowdown.com/) in the Random Battles format.

Poly Press Pass: Working With The Student Newspaper    

Are you interested in journalism, writing, graphic design, or photography? Interested in coding our student-run website? Join the staff of The Polytechnic to learn about what goes on behind the scenes of poly.rpi.edu! You’ll spend NRB meeting new people, photographing, writing news stories, reviewing media, and more. If you’re passionate about learning new things, keeping the community informed, and making RPI a better place through journalism, join us for NRB 2024!

Popsicle Stick Structures- Building Activity with Engineers Without Borders        

Students will be split into teams and will practice engineering skills to work to create a structure out of popsicle sticks that will be tested on aesthetic, stability, and its ability to hold weight. 

Practice with RPI Club Field Hockey! 

Come join RPI Club Field Hockey for a fun day of play! We will be doing some drills and end our day with a whole group scrimmage. Extra sticks will be provided but in limited amounts so if you have one, please bring it. Also bring shin guards, a mouth guard, a water bottle and a positive attitude! 

Pushball Tournament with the Red & White Student Organization          

RPI’s iconic Pushball tradition is back, and you won’t want to miss it. Picture this: teams of students, muscles flexed, pushing a massive ball 6 feet in diameter, weighing a hefty 50 pounds across the field, aiming to shove it into their opponent’s goal. It’s part football, part circus act, and all excitement! Why should you get involved? Because Pushball embodies the spirit of RPI’s innovation, teamwork, and a dash of delightful absurdity. Plus, the winning team walks away with limited-edition swag for the 2024 NRB Pushball games. 

RCA Plant n Paint       

Come join us for a morning or afternoon of painting a planting pot and take home a succulent to decorate your new room!

Rensselaer Running Club 5k  

Come meet members of RPI's Running Club and compete in a fun 5k (run/walk) with other first-year runners and walkers!

REV: Build your own car!       

Join Rensselaer Electric Vehicle to build your own car! Be creative using a mousetrap to make a functioning vehicle. Race against your peers to see who can travel the furthest! A fun day building small cars with the people who build big cars!

RPI Christians on Campus Fellowship and Intro Bible Study           

Learn about RPI and Engage in Christian Fellowship. Meet with Believers and learn how to navigate your first semester at RPI. Learn about our club, our student leadership, and about our weekly meetings. All are welcome to attend. Look forward to seeing you all at RPI soon. 

RPI Club Softball        

Meet your peers on the field in an exciting day of softball activities, ending with a wiffle ball scrimmage and potential home run derby! Bring yourself, water, and athletic apparel. A softball glove is recommended but not required.

RPI Club Swim 

Do you enjoy swimming? Are you looking for a workout? Maybe conditioning for another sport like water polo? Come join the club swim team for a few hours of fun! There will be a short practice set followed by some relays and pool games. Whether you swim for recreation or competition, we welcome all swimmers! Please bring a comfortable bathing suit, towel, goggles, and anything else you want to bring. We are able to provide a limited amount of goggles and swim caps.

RPI Dance Team

Come learn a combo and see what a practice is like on the RPI Dance Team! We perform Pom, Hip Hop and Jazz routines at RPI home football and basketball games and compete at NDA Nationals. Whether you have previous experience in dance, cheer, gymnastics or something similar, this is a great opportunity for students to be able to get a taste of what the RPI Dance Team does! We will be learning dance team choreography, followed by an info session at the end! Be sure to wear athletic clothes and bring water. We cannot wait to see you there! 

RPI Esports     

Join RPI Esports to participate in casual online pick-up games with other students. We compete in several Esport titles, including Overwatch, Valorant, Counter Strike, League of Legends, Rocket League, etc. You can also ask questions about RPI's Esport opportunities and our competitive collegiate teams. (These activities require your own computer/laptop).

RPI League of Legends Club Pick-Up (Custom) Games         

Come join the RPI League of Legends Club for some fun custom games. Get to know your club officers who want to provide you with a fun and entertaining year of League of Legends. Get a small taste of what the RPI League of Legends Club gets to do during weekly club meetings. Join us here https://discord.gg/ZrcqxeG8f6

RPI Quadball (formerly Quidditch)   

Welcome to RPI Quadball! We are one of the only club sports that is a full contact and all gender team available on campus! The game is comprised of a mashup between common sports such as dodgeball, basketball, football, and soccer, at the division I level. Our players often travel to Boston on the weekends to play teams such as Harvard and Brown University, and we hold many team-bonding events outside of competitive play. We are a nationally recognized team within the US Quadball league and have a history of earning a spot at the national competition every year. No experience is required to participate, and we would love to see you there! 

RPI Rugby 

Join us for an exhilarating experience with RPI Club Rugby! Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the sport, join a team that values camaraderie, strategy, and intense competition. Train hard, play harder, and make unforgettable memories on and off the field.Join us for an exhilarating experience with RPI Club Rugby! Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the sport, join a team that values camaraderie, strategy, and intense competition. Train hard, play harder, and make unforgettable memories on and off the field.

RPI Spikeball Club      

Come join the RPI Spikeball Club this Fall! All skill levels are welcome ranging from new to experienced. We will provide the nets, water, and grass. Please bring athletic clothing and sneakers. Come play Spikeball!

RPI Volleyball 

Play grass volleyball with the men's and women’s volleyball teams at RPI! Open to all skill levels!

Sheer Idiocy Improv  

Practice Improv with RPI's best and only improv troupe. You will learn skills such as characterization, content generation, dramatic storytelling, and comedic timing while building on everyday things like self-confidence and public speaking skills.

Sim Racing with Rensselaer Motorsport, RPI's Formula SAE team  

Interested in manufacturing? Like race cars? Come hang out with RPI's Formula SAE Team, Rensselaer Motorsport. We will be having sim racing rigs set up and have our newest Electric Vehicle, RM27, for you all to explore. 

Space Escape Rooms hosted by Rensselaer Spaceflight Society     

Enjoy three unique space escape/challenge rooms: a Spacecraft Repair Mission, Alien Mission Plan, and Alien Invasion Escape Pods! Groups of 7 will work together to figure out the problems, missions, and solve the rooms to win points for prizes!

Ultimate Frisbee         

Come meet some of the frisbee team and other freshmen. We will be teaching some basics of frisbee including throwing and catching. We will then transition into a quick drill to help you put it all together. Next we will play galaxy wars, which is a multi team game. Finally we will go over some quick rules and the play a couple scrimmages.

Union Programming and Activities Committee (UPAC) General    

The Union Programming and Activities Committee (UPAC) is made up of six different subcommittees: General, Cinema, Comedy, Concerts, GM Week and Winter Carnival. Specifically, UPAC General organizes one-night events at the Student Union with free games, activities, prizes, and food. Come join us to paint wooden birdhouses/animals, learn about our event planning process, and chat with our members to get advice about adjusting to RPI!

Vision Boarding with Alpha Omega Epsilon 

An arts and crafts program with a focus on creating a vision goal board to set goals for the upcoming semester with the sisters of Alpha Omega Epsilon, a professional and social sorority on RPI’s campus with a focus on engineering.

Volleyball with RSEi!   

Come participate in a non competitive volleyball tournament with a chance to win a free RPI tee-shirt! You will have be able to meet current RSEi members, tour our property and learn more about what we do!

Women's Club Basketball     

Basketball scrimmage and skills with the Women's Club Basketball Team

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