Cornell spirit(s) on your stoop! 🎃

Choose your favorite Cornell-themed pumpkin carving stencils, for Cornellians of all ages.


In this spooky season, a look back at Rulloff

More than 150 years after his death, the scholarly criminal’s legend lives on—but was he innocent of his most heinous crime?

Find out

Haunted History 👻

Corey Ryan Earle ’07 takes you on a haunted history tour. Learn about early Cornell Halloween traditions and visit the most spirited campus haunts.

Explore the Cornell Witchcraft Collection

Cornell has the best witchcraft collection in the world. We met with Laurent Ferri from the Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections to learn more. There are many ways to treat this topic from the light and fun to the very disturbing, so please watch at your own discretion.

Join us to take a scholarly look at this collection!

Garden pumpkin patch

Become a Cornell Halloween Legend

Get a pumpkin to the top of McGraw Tower by the stroke of midnight the night before Halloween, and become a legend. Fail… and be doomed!

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Cornell-themed Halloween haunting

It was a dark and stormy night…

Thunder cracked over campus. The lights at Sage Chapel flickered, glinting menacingly on the beautiful organ. A haunting Halloween tune sliced through the air, but only YOU can hear it.

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Prelude, Fugue, and Postlude in G minor.
Performed by Michael Plagerman MFA ’19.