What's Spirit Day?

It’s easy! Simply wear or display your RPI gear – at work, at grad school, at the mall, wherever you may find yourself – and put your pride in your alma mater on display for everyone to see. Don’t forget to take a picture and post it to social media with #RPISpiritDay.

Put on your Phalanx Pin! Wear your Freshman Beanie! How about an old jersey? Line up your GM Week mug collection on your desk, or hang an RPI pennant on your office door. It can be as simple as wearing red, but do something to show the world that YOU are a proud graduate of the oldest – and best – technological institute in the English-speaking world!

Rensselaer has global reach and impact, and so can you! Show your pride virtually by changing your profile pic or your avatar to an RPI-related image – we have several in the column at the right to choose from, or create your own.

You never know who you might see in your region or at your corporation who is an RPI alumnus/a as well! Tout your connection to the ‘Tute on RPI Spirit Day!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2015 festivities! Visit the RAA Facebook Page to see all the submissions.

Engineer Spirit

The Engineers will take on St. Lawrence on Spirit Day, Friday, February 5. The following night is the 39th Annual Big Red Freakout, featuring RPI vs. Clarkson. If you're in the area, plan to join us for one, or both games!

Proud to be an RPI Graduate?

Click on the image below to open an interactive PDF of the certificate.
Then type your name, print and hang with pride!

The history of Spirit Day

Get Your RPI Gear!

Don't have any RPI gear? Find it online at the new RPI Collegiate Store, or the RPI Athletics Store.

Images for Social Media

To download the image, click on the image you want. Then right-click and "Save As" . Visit the RPI Wallpaper page for larger images to use as Facebook cover images.

Join The Rπ Giving Campaign!

The Rπ Giving Campaign, which kicks off on February 8 and runs through March 14, is another chance to show your pride by supporting current students through your philanthropy. Alumni and friends of the Institute will be challenged to help “Complete the Circle” with a gift in support of students to the Rensselaer Annual Fund. Watch for more information about the Rπ Giving Campaign on the web and in your email.