SUNY Potsdam Residence Life Hosts Halloween Program for Children and Families

Families Invited to Join in Free Halloween Activities Sponsored by SUNY Potsdam Residence Life on Oct. 30

POTSDAM, NY (10/25/2017) (readMedia)-- SUNY Potsdam's Office of Residence Life is sponsoring a free Halloween event for area children and families once again this year.

The Residence Life staff, along with residents of the College's First Year Experience program in Bowman Hall, will offer an array of Halloween activities open to the community, on Monday, Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Activities will include Halloween glitter tattoos, zombie bowling, a pumpkin ring toss and more. Children will also be able to choose from a "select your own prize" station to choose their own goodies to take home. The events will be hosted in the common lounges in Bowman East and Bowman West, and will feature fun crafts and games for the whole family.

Parking is available for guests in Lots 22 and 25. To locate Bowman Hall and guest parking, please view the campus map by visiting

SUNY Potsdam's Office of Residence Life is committed to providing a "home away from home" for students, giving them a safe and fun environment in which to study and socialize. The First Year Experience program allows dedicated freshmen to live and study together, while they take part in special programs to help put them on the path to collegiate success. For more information, visit

Founded in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America's first 50 colleges -- and the oldest institution within SUNY. Now in its third century, SUNY Potsdam is distinguished by a legacy of pioneering programs and educational excellence. The College currently enrolls approximately 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its challenging liberal arts and sciences core, distinction in teacher training and culture of creativity. To learn more, visit