On-Campus Events

All events free unless otherwise noted.

October 24 / October 25 / October 26 / October 27 / October 28 / October 29 / October 30 / October 31 / November 1

Thursday, October 24

575 RHA: 575 Fall Fest
October 24
A fall party to celebrate Halloween and the season in general with food, games and contests

Pumpkin Palooza
October 24, 11am – 2pm, BU Beach
Come paint and carve pumpkins to be donated to different shelters and community centers in the Boston area! This is a great way to spend time volunteering with your friends on BU’s campus.  We hope to see you there!

Pumpkin Carving
October 24, 5:30-7:30pm, Franklin Lounge, Towers
Carve pumpkins with the Brownstone RHA

Friday, October 25

Pumpkin Palooza
October 25, 11am – 2pm, BU Beach
Come paint and carve pumpkins to be donated to different shelters and community centers in the Boston area! This is a great way to spend time volunteering with your friends on BU’s campus.  We hope to see you there!

October 25, 6:30-8:30pm, Franklin Lounge, Towers
Sponsored by the Filipino Student Association.

Halloween Open Mic Night
October 25, 6pm – 12am, HER House, 191 Bay State Road
Suggested donation: $5
Sponsored by HER House and Sigma Beta Rho
Come by the HER House at 191 Bay State Road at 6 pm on Friday, October 25th to enjoy some live music, cool people, and good vibes. Anyone and everyone is welcome to perform (music, poetry, anything!) and/or watch and enjoy! We also have some awesome local bands lined up: HouseGuests, Harmoos, Hall of Mirrors, Polaroids, Frank and Dependent, Summer of Aden, and The Symptoms.

Chi Phi: Haunted House
October 25, 7pm – 12am, Student Activities Center Gym
Suggested donation of $5 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of America
From twisted clowns to horrifying skeletons and zombies, we promise to deliver an experience that will keep you up at night! This year will feature a torture theme as well as a professional make-up artist!

Scarlet Fever
October 25, 7-10pm, BU Bookstore
Scare up some school spirit at this party at the Bookstore. Free food, drinks, prizes, music and more! You can shop late too – great discounts on those cozy BU sweatshirts for the fall chill!

Halloweekend Night 1: Rocky Horror Picture Show
October 25, 9pm – 12am, BU Central
Watch the cult classic free in BU Central.

Saturday, October 26

Japanese Student Association’s Haunted House
October 26, 6-11pm, 518 Park Drive

Sunday, October 27

Beyond Comm Ave: SoWa Dia de los Muertos
October 27: 11 a.m.
Description: Join the Howard Thurman Center in an excursion to the SoWa Open Market’s Dia de los Muertos. Compete in the costume contest or just browse the various wares from local artisans, craftsmen, and farmers. Departure from the HTC at 11 a.m. Group will be walking about one mile. Registration required. Please call ahead if accommodations are necessary. 617-353-4745

Monday, October 28

Halloween Pumpkin Painting and Costume Contest
October 28, 8-11pm, Danielson Hall
Paint pumpkins and show off your favorite costumes with the Danielsen Hall RHA.

Tuesday, October 29

School of Education Halloween Celebration
October 29, 7:30-9:30pm, SED Lobby
Sponsored by School of Education Student Government

Warren Towers RHA’s Harvest Festival
October 29, 8-10pm, Warren Towers
Pumpkin carving, bobbing for apples, pie walk, treats.

Wednesday, October 30

Trick-or-Treat Around the World
October 30, 2 pm–5 pm, Howard Thurman Center
Come to the HTC for treats from around the world! Costume optional.

Trick or Can
October 30th, 4-6:30 pm
The purpose of Trick-or-Can is to collect non-perishable goods from local residents to be donated to the Boston CANshare Food Drive to help those living with hunger. Students, dressed in Halloween costumes, go to the communities surrounding the University to collect canned and dry goods.
You need at least three people for a Trick-Or-Can Team! Before you sign up, make sure to talk to you team, and decide on a name and a team leader who can be contacted. You will all sign up SEPARATELY. If you can’t find a team of three, but would still like to participate, please e-mail ct@bu.edu.

Thursday, October 31

Tobin Community School Halloween Party
October 31, 1:30pm – 4:45pm
The Tobin Community School also needs volunteers for their Halloween Party on October 31st!  Interested? Contact Outreach Program Manager Kirsten Kuhn at bucsc@bu.edu.

Towers of Terror
October 31, 7-9pm, Towers West Basement
Sponsored by Towers RHA

Trick or Treat Masquerade Dance
October 31, 7-9:30pm, Photonics 9th Floor
Admission: $5
Sponsored by UNICEF Campus Initiative

Fright Night
October 31, 8PM, BU Central
On October 31 we will either be playing a horror double feature. Be prepared to scream your face off as we’ll be showing “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Child’s Play”. Oh, and of course we’ll have free food!

BU Pub’s Halloween Party
October 31, 8pm, BU Pub
21+ with appropriate ID only!
Quickly becoming a tradition amongst seniors and graduate students, the BU Pub Halloween Party showcases the best the on-campus pub has to offer. Fall beers on tap, your favorite pub snacks and free gear will be handed out. Costumes encouraged!

Friday, November 1

Halloween Party
November 1, 6-10pm, GSU Alley
Sponsored by Above the Haze: Chi Alpha Campus Ministry

Halloween in November @ Marsh Chapel!
November 1st, 7pm to 11pm, Marsh Chapel
Come to the downstairs area of Marsh Chapel in your Halloween costume and join new friends and old friends to watch a movie, play games, eat food, and have fun.

SuperHero Night
November 1, 7:30pm, Agganis Arena
Come to the men’s hockey game against Providence College dressed as your favorite superhero! Prizes awarded for best individual costume & best group costumes
Best Costume Grand prize: $250 Jet Blue Gift Card
Runner Ups: $100/$50/$25 Domino’s & Papa John’s Gift Cards