Programs and Events


Monday, October 22 - Saturday, October 27 marks the annual haunted happenings throughout the halls. Floor decorating, haunted hallways, pumpkin carving, dress-your-RA competitions and more help make the Salem Halloween experience one to remember. Watch for more details on how you can get involved with your community council to plan and participate in these amazing events. Complete the week with the spookiest, scariest dance you've ever seen!


The City of Salem Halloween Parade officially kicks off a month-long series of activities and festivities in the Witch City, and RHA leads the Salem State University delegation in the parade. Over 350 students participate each year, representing the Vikings and sharing candy and Halloween prizes with thousands of children lining the streets of the city. This is one event you DEFINITELY don't want to miss.

The RHA Bowl

The third annual RHA bowl is scheduled for (TBA). It's an all-out competition to see which residence hall comes out on top, in an event that we're not even sure what the rules are! The battle is fierce as teams battle for the coveted trophy. Peabody Hall has taken the title twice, can they finally be toppled this year?