On-Campus Events

All events free unless otherwise noted.

    Friday, October 25, 2019

    Tip or Treat
    When: 11 am – 2 pm
    Where: 100 Bay State Road, Room 101
    Sponsored by the Center for Career Development and Educational Resource Center
    Get career-related and academic “tips” (time management, resume advice, handshake info, etc)., and of course, lots of treats – candy and prizes!

    15th Annual Pumpkin Drop
    When: 12pm
    Where: SCI Plaza, 596 Commonwealth Ave.
    Sponsored by the Physics Department
    Come and join the Physics Department for the 15th annual Pumpkin Drop and costume contest!

    Haunted House
    When: 7 PM-11 PM (Line closes at 10:30 PM)
    Where: 520 Park Drive, Basement Lounge
    Sponsor: South Campus Hall Council & BU Japanese Student Association
    The Haunted House takes place in a warehouse that stores toys that were thrown away by their owners. Now they will rise on the weekend before Halloween. Complete missions and head for the goal…if you dare

    There is a small entrance fee. It is $3.00 and can be cash or Venmo.

    Saturday, October 26, 2019

    Men’s Hockey vs. New Hampshire
    When: 7 pm
    Where: Agganis Arena
    Wear your costume to the game and trick-o-treat around the concourse!

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    Movie Screening: Hocus Pocus
    When: 8 pm
    Where: Kilachand Hall Common Lounge
    Kilachand RHC will be hosting a screening of the Halloween-themed Disney classic, Hocus Pocus.

    Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    Pumpkin Painting
    When: 6-9 pm
    Where: Rich Hall Cinema Room
    Sponsored by West Campus RHC
    Open to all West Campus residents (others can attend as guests of a West Campus resident)

    Student Discovery Seminar – Horror & Sci-Fi
    When: 6 pm
    Where: HGARC Reading Room, 771 Commonwealth Avenue, Fifth Floor
    Join Graduate Writing Fellow Ryan Weberling and Archivist Jane Parr in an exploration of original manuscripts, photographs, and correspondence from history’s most notorious horror and science fiction movies, shows, and books.

    When: 7-9pm
    Where: Myles Standish Hall English Room, 610 Beacon St.
    Sponsored by Myles RHA, Faculty-in-Residence, Residence Life, Wellness and Prevention and BUPD
    Candy, games, activities and an official costume contest. Learn about your wellness resources before you Trick or Treat! Costumes strongly encouraged.

    The Towers of Terror
    When: 7:30- 10 pm
    Where: The Towers140 Bay State Road
    A fun hall event to celebrate Halloween. There will be a haunted house, snack bar, candy, pumpkin painting, party games and more! This event is open to all BU students. Come prepared to be a little scared! We’re also showcasing several BU students organizations’ art and reflections on fear (including a dance improv on fear by the BU Dance Theatre Group from 7:30-8pm)

    Hocus Pocus 
    When: 8pm
    Where: George Sherman Union Conference Auditorium
    Sponsored by Campus Activities Board
    Watch everyone’s favorite Halloween classic film with treats!

    Halloween Trivia and Movie Viewing
    When: 4:30-6:30 PM
    Where: 10 Buick Street, 18th floor
    Sponsored by 10 Buick Res Life & Faculty in Residence
    Trivia, snacks, movie and prizes! Open to 10 Buick Residents

    Thursday, October 31, 2019

    Trick or Treat Around the World
    When: 1 pm
    Where: Howard Thurman Center
    Join us in sampling candies from around the world.

    Trick or Treat
    When: 6-8 pm
    Where: 33 Harry Agganis Way, Room 101
    Sponsored by 33 Harry Agganis Way Residence Hall Council
    Room 101 will be transformed into a Halloween Spirit space for which residents may be tricked or treated by covered bowls. There will be a photo wall for pictures, a punch bowl, and snacks also provided aside from the candy in the covered bowls. Come and Mingle with the RHC and other Halloween enthusiasts in the building! There is also a costume contest, judged by the RHC council, with best costume winning a fabulous prize! 

    Wall-o-ween @ FitRec
    When: 6-10 pm
    Where: Fitness and Recreation Center
    Come climb, with festive decorations, lighting, music – and prizes for the best costumes!

    A Happy Halloween at Myles Standish Hall
    When: 7-9 pm
    Where: Myles Standish Hall, 610 Beacon Street
    Sponsored by: Myles Standish Hall Council
    A fun, spooky Halloween night at Myles Standish Hall. Free masks and glow sticks are provided. There is also a photo booth where you can get some spooky photos!

    Movie Screening: Halloween
    When: 8 pm
    Where: Kilachand Hall Common Lounge
    Kilachand RHC will be hosting a screening of the classic horror film Halloween.

    Ghouls’ Night Out
    When: 7:30-9:30 pm
    Where: BU Central
    BU Central’s Halloween event has a costume contest, pumpkin painting, free food and prizes!

    Saturday, November 2, 2019

    Big Brothers, Big Sisters Halloween Event
    When: 12 pm-3 pm
    Where: Franklin Lounge, Towers (140 Bay State Road)
    The Brownstones RHC is partnering with the Siblings from the Community Service Center to provide a Big Brothers, Big Sisters Halloween Event.