The Polytechnic is the student-run news organization of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is published online weekly, except during holiday and examination periods. The Polytechnic ceased regular printing and switched to online-first distribution in 2018. Old printed issues can be viewed at the Institute Archives & Special Collections in the Folsom Library.

The Polytechnic is hosting a special election on March 1st at 3 pm in our office.

As of August 2019, our office is now located in RU 3510/3511, which is right next to the elevator on the third floor of the Rensselaer Union.


All times and locations are subject to change. Email poly@rpi.edu to confirm times and locations.

Spring elections will be held on Sunday, May 3 at 3 pm. If you want to run for a position reach out to poly@rpi.edu for meeting information.