August 2021

Student Life

RPI mandates unlimited meal plan for first-year students

By Namish Gali and Dylan Sheils August 31, 2021

The new unlimited meal plan, available for all students, replaces the 19 on-demand plan as the mandate for residential first-year students. The unlimited meal plan costs $7,270 a year and credits students with both $150 in Flex Dollars and an unlimited number of meal swipes, but has brought up concerns from current students.


RPI releases return-to-campus plan for the Fall semester

By Namish Gali August 25, 2021

An email sent to the Rensselaer community provided details of the Institute's plan for classes, events, and safety protocols for this Fall semester with consideration for the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic.