Halloween Events 2020

Halloween 2020

Thursday 10/29

sunrise walk

Sunrise Walk to Horsebarn Hill

6:50am
Flagpoles Across from Wilbur Cross
Sponsored by Student Activities

Join us Thursday morning for a great way to start the day - a sunrise walk to Horsebarn Hill!  We'll meet at the flagpoles across from the Wilbur Cross Building and trek over to see the start of a new day.  Let us know that you'll be joining us here: https://studentactivities.uconn.edu/sunrise-walk/

jack o lantern walk

Avery Point Event - Jack-O-Lantern Walk

All week
Avery Point - Mystic Seaport

All week, the Avery Point Campus community can enjoy tickets to the Jack-O-Lantern walk at the Mystic Seaport.

Contact randall.paterson@uconn.edu

pumpkin painting

Pumpkin Painting

12pm - 3pm
SU Tent
Sponsored by SUBOG

Pumpkins and paint are supplied so you can get creative and in the Halloween spirit!  Grab a free crewneck sweatshirt while supplies last!
Sign up for a spot! http://s.uconn.edu/signup. Sign-ups open on Friday, October 23 at noon!

costume climb

Costume Climb

3pm - 8pm
Rec Center
Sponsored by UConn Rec

Dress up in your best costume this Halloween and come join us for a climb at the Climbing Center!
The Climbing Center will be looking spook-tacular all day! There will be many tricks or treats on the wall for the climbers!

Make sure to have one of the Rec staff members take a photo of you in your costume to be entered into a costume contest. The top 5 costumes will be voted on by the climbing center staff and will win a UConn Recreation chalk bag! 

Don't miss out on an awesome evening of climbing spirit!

virtual escape room

Virtual Escape Room

October 29 - 31
All day

Virtually
Sponsored by SUBOG

Try your hand at a Virtual Escape Room!  This Escape Room will be open to play from October 29 - 31! Login will be live on 10/29

Link: www.xscaperoomz.com 

Key: UConnEscape

 

virtual escape room

Virtual Escape Room

October 29 - 31
All day

Virtually
Sponsored by USG Hartford

Try another Escape Room this Halloween weekend!  This Escape Room will be open to play from October 29 - 31!
Sign up to receive the code: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/event/6566781

Open to all students!

 

drive in movie

Drive-In Movie

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
6:30pm lot opens / 7pm show

W Lot
Sponsored by RHA & SUBOG

Drive-in or bring a blanket and chairs!  You voted and we are showing a double feature of Hocus Pocus and Get Out!  Sign up for a spot at http://s.uconn.edu/signup. Sign-ups open on Monday, October 26 at noon!

Friday 10/30

jack o lantern walk

Avery Point Event - Jack-O-Lantern Walk

All week
Avery Point - Mystic Seaport

All week, the Avery Point Campus community can enjoy free tickets to the Jack-O-Lantern walk at the Mystic Seaport.

Contact randall.paterson@uconn.edu

stuff a husky

Stuff-A-Husky

11am - 2pm
SU Room 304
Sponsored by SUBOG

Pick up your stuff-a-husky on the SU Terrace and grab a free crewneck sweatshirt while supplies last!  Sign up for a spot! http://s.uconn.edu/signup. Sign-ups open on Friday, October 23 at noon!

trick or treating

Trick-or-Treating

12-3pm
SU Ballroom

Dress up and enjoy Trick-or-Treating at the center of campus!  Join President Katsouleas, Jonathan the Mascot, and more surprises on this fun afternoon!  You must sign up to participate in this event and receive a special bag for Trick-or-Treating.

Sign-up for a bag http://s.uconn.edu/signup! Sign-ups open on Monday, October 26 at noon!

halloween makeup tutorial

Halloween Makeup Tutorial

5pm
Virtual
Sponsored by the Stamford Campus

Learn to do Halloween make up with a local CT pro! If you want to practice on yourself during the live tutorial, grab the following supplies: black eye pencil, black/brown eye shadow, white face paint, highlight bronzer, mascara, glitter (optional), and fake eyelashes (optional). Tune into our virtual lounge: https://uconnvtc.webex.com/meet/stamsa

costume contest

Costume Contest

Friday 10/30 - Sunday 11/1
Student Union
Sponsored by the Student Union

Want to show off your costume?! Head to the Student Union between Friday and Sunday and take a picture of yourself and tag the Student Union on Instagram @uconnstudentunion.  On Monday, Student Union staff members will vote on winners!

virtual escape room

Virtual Escape Room

October 29 - 31
All day

Virtually
Sponsored by SUBOG

Try your hand at a Virtual Escape Room!  This Escape Room will be open to play from October 29 - 31!

Login will be live on 10/29

Link: www.xscaperoomz.com 

Key: UConnEscape

virtual escape room

Virtual Escape Room

October 29 - 31
All day

Virtually
Sponsored by USG Hartford

Try another Escape Room this Halloween weekend!  This Escape Room will be open to play from October 29 - 31!
Sign up to receive the code: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/event/6566781

Open to all students!

late night

Late Night

6pm - 9pm
SU Terrace
Sponsored by Late Night

Do it yourself Halloween mason jar luminaries; Haunted House kits (think Ginger Bread houses) to go; everything but the pumpkin patch; Halloween candy bags; Halloween BINGO; t-shirt giveaway; and more!

Sign-up http://s.uconn.edu/signup

Sign-ups open on Monday, October 26 at noon!

dive in movie

Dive-In Movie

6:45pm check-in /  7:30pm movie
Rec Center Pool
Sponsored by UConn Rec

Come float with us in the Aquatic Center for a SPOOKY Friday night movie showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Floats will be provided by UConn Rec and all participants will receive a beach ball, a water bottle, and Halloween candy!

Be sure to arrive early to grab the best float in the house! You won’t want to miss this spooktacular event!

Sign up by clicking here!

 

 

Saturday 10/31

costume contest

Costume Contest

Friday 10/30 - Sunday 11/1
Student Union
Sponsored by the Student Union

Want to show off your costume?! Head to the Student Union between Friday and Sunday and take a picture of yourself and tag the Student Union on Instagram @uconnstudentunion.  On Monday, Student Union staff members will vote on winners!

virtual escape room 2

Avery Point Event - Jack-O-Lantern Walk

All week
Avery Point - Mystic Seaport

All week, the Avery Point Campus community can enjoy free tickets to the Jack-O-Lantern walk at the Mystic Seaport.

Contact randall.paterson@uconn.edu

halloween fest

Halloween Fest

2-5pm
Student Union Terrace
Sponsored by Student Activities

Stop by for fun Halloween activities!

2-5pm: Cookie Decorating, DIY Costume Contest, Stuff-a-(Something spooky), & Halloween Caricatures

Sign-up http://s.uconn.edu/signup. Sign-ups open Monday, October 26 at noon.

virtual escape room

Virtual Escape Room

October 29 - 31
All day

Virtually
Sponsored by SUBOG

Try your hand at a Virtual Escape Room!  This Escape Room will be open to play from October 29 - 31!

Login will be live on 10/29

Link: www.xscaperoomz.com 

Key: UConnEscape

virtual escape room

Virtual Escape Room

October 29 - 31
All day

Virtually
Sponsored by USG Hartford

Try another Escape Room this Halloween weekend!  This Escape Room will be open to play from October 29 - 31!
Sign up to receive the code: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/event/6566781

Open to all students!

vittual paint

Virtual Paint Night

6-7pm
SU Terrace
Sponsored by Late Night & Student Activities

Join us for a virtual paint night! If you are currently living off campus, we are able to ship you the canvas and other materials to your home. If you are currently living on campus, come pick up your materials in the Student Union!

Sign-up http://s.uconn.edu/signup
Sign-ups open on Monday, October 26 at noon!

halloween fest after dark

Halloween Fest: After Dark

EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO TEMPERATURE/WEATHER
7-10pm
Student Union Mall & Terrace
Sponsored by Student Activities

Stop by for fun Halloween activities!

Cookie Decorating, Ghost Stories by the Fire, Misc. Mystics (tarot readers, psychics), Reverse Tie Dye (black clothing and bleach), & Hot Apple Cider and Hot Chocolate

Sign-up http://s.uconn.edu/signup. Sign-ups open Monday, October 26 at noon.

moon hike

Full Moon Hike

7-10pm
Location TBA
Sponsored by UConn Rec

A full moon on Halloween only comes around approximately every 20 years! Join us for a Halloween Hike through the UConn Forest and over Horsebarn Hill. Werewolves are likely to be joining us, so roster space is limited...don't be afraid...sign up today!

Sign up by clicking here!

moon appreciation

Moon Appreciation

10-11pm
Great Lawn - Under the Flagpoles
Sponsored by the Moon Appreciation Club

There is a full moon on Halloween only once every 19 years! Appreciate the moon and socialize (socially distant) on the Great Lawn from 10 to 11pm. Get a free INSOMNIA cookie if you RSVP http://flyreparations.club. Costumes welcome but not required.