Halloween events kick off Oct. 24

Kids take part in carnival games during the annual BooZar activities.

UCCS will host a variety of Halloween-themed events starting Oct. 24.

BOOzar, 5 – 6:30 p.m., Oct. 24, Gallogly Events Center

Each athletics team will host games and activities for kids. Children of all ages are encouraged to arrive in their Halloween costumes. The event is free and open to the public.

Trick-or-Treat in the Residence Halls, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 24, Monarch House

Families will meet at Monarch House for guided trips through Summit Village, where residents will offer candy to trick-or-treaters.

OVSMA Pumpkin Carving Party, 3 – 5 p.m., Oct. 25, McCord-Herbst Student Veterans Center

Student veterans can carve a pumpkin for a chance to win a prize. All pumpkins and carving materials will be provided.

Murder Mystery Dinner, 6 – 9 p.m., Oct. 26, Clyde’s Gastropub

Housing Oktoberfest, 7 – 11 p.m., Oct. 26, Summit Village Turf

Ghost Hunting in Main Hall, 7 – 9 p.m., Oct. 27, (Meet at Student Life Lounge)

Haunted Office, 11 a.m. –  2 p.m., Oct. 30, Student Life Lounge

Halloween Blood Drive, all day, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, University Center 116

Coffee with Compliance: Squash Your Fears, 9 – 10 a.m., Oct. 31, Kettle Creek

Enjoy free pumpkin lattes, coffee, and donuts with a panel discussing the protection of children/minors on campus.

October Shred-A-Thon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Oct. 31, El Pomar Loading Dock

Drop off old hard drives and media to El Pomar Center 100 or the Office of Information Technology Help Desk before Oct. 31, and it will be destroyed for free.

Halloween Costume Contest & Cosplay Social, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Oct. 31, Student Life Lounge

Costume contest and event for the campus community. Best costume will win a prize, use #UCCSCostume to enter.

UCCS Women’s Lacrosse Jack-O-Lympics, 3 – 5:30 p.m., Oct. 31, Summit Village Turf

UCCS Women’s Lacrosse presents their first annual Halloween event with games throughout the day. 100% of all proceeds will go directly to Special Olympics Colorado.

PAWS Pet Costume Contest, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Oct. 31, West Lawn

Wish Week Halloween Carnival, 2 – 7 p.m., Oct. 31, Berger Hall

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