First Generation Community
The First Generation community provides an inclusive living environment for Rensselaer students who identify as a first-generation college student. This community is ideal for students whose parents/guardians did not complete a 4-year bachelor's program in the United States or for students who want to advocate and support this community.
Leadership House is a shared-interest residential community that allows approximately 40 first-year students the opportunity to explore inclusive leadership through fun, hands-on activities and interactive workshops.
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The multicultural community promotes inclusion and equity by promoting natural curiosity, identity exploration, and cross-cultural dialogue and is open to students regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or ability.
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Pride House is a space for LGBTQAI+ students and those who advocate for their allies to live together to explore topics surrounding gender and sexuality. This community is open to first-year students who are interested in learning about topics such as sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and inclusion.
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Wellness House is a community for students to learn about and practice a holistic approach to making their minds and bodies healthier.
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Women in STEM House
The Women in STEM House is a community devoted to assisting students at Rensselaer find affinity and to help students thrive as they transition into their first year at Rensselaer. The Women in STEM House provides women identified students with the opportunity to navigate their career aspirations within Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) field.
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