Chapel + Cultural Center (C+CC)


The Rensselaer Newman Foundation Staff

The University Parish of Christ Sun of Justice Staff

To Contact the Rensselaer Newman Foundation Office:

the Rensselaer Newman Foundation, in conjunction with the Rensselaer Union, provides financial and organizational support for RPI’s Chaplain’s Office.

The Chaplains’ Office provides religious services and counseling to students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The Rensselaer Newman Foundation
Rensselaer Union, Suite 3514
110 Eighth Street
Troy, New York 12180

Phone: 518-276-6518

The Chaplains’ Offices are located on the top floor of the Union (Room 3514). Office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mondays through Fridays.

Resident Catholic Chaplain: Fr. Larry Rice
Phone: (614) 327-0521

Muslim Chaplain: Djafer Sebkhoui
Phone: (518) 274-0137

Jewish Chaplain: Rabbi Robert Kasman
Phone: 518-393-0139; e-mail address:

Chaplains’ Office
Phone: 518-276-6518, Email:

Additional Student Resources:

Student Counseling Services (518) 276-6479

Dean-on Duty or Counselor-on-Call (after hours) (518) 276-6611

Kristine Guzman Assistant Dean, Intervention Support (518) 276-6266