Send Something to Your Student

A little something from home can go a long way

Order Spooky Sweets for your Student  

Place your order for a treat bag, Halloween cake or cupcakes made on site by our Pastry Chef, Kelly. Your student will be notified when their order is ready and can be picked up at Father’s Marketplace in the Rensselaer Union 1st floor.  

Order here 

For many years on Family Weekend, the Office of Student Living and Learning has welcomed thousands of families to our residence halls.  While we cannot offer the same level of hospitality this year, we continued to be dedicated to connecting families and friends with our residents.  This year, the Office of Student Living and Learning invites you to connect with students through our program: Messages from Home.  Families and friends are invited to craft a message to their student/friend utilizing the form below.  Our office will then print these messages on postcards to be hand-delivered by our professional and paraprofessional staff.  To ensure your student gets their post card, please submit your message no later than 11:59pm, on Saturday, October 24, 2020.  Letters will be distributed on Sunday, October 25, 2020.  

Submit here 

Shop exclusive Family Weekend discounts Thursday, October 22- Monday, October 26 on Rensselaer bookstore apparel and spirit gear.  

To receive 20% off one apparel or gift item follow these steps:  


2) Enter your email address  

3) Enter access code: 1461 

4) Shop online at During checkout, enter your coupon code into the promo code field. 

This year has brought unprecedented challenges, and impacted all aspects of our lives – including those of our students. As we continue to navigate our way through the challenges of this global pandemic, we ask if you are able to; please think about supporting a fellow Rensselaer student.

Make a gift in support of Rensselaer students.

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