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Family-Friendly Tech or Treat, SafeTreat Events Occurring Wednesday

K’Leigh Sims

October 26, 2015

The annual events are hosted by Texas Tech’s Student Union and Activities and University Student Housing.

WHAT: Tech or Treat and SafeTreat Halloween events

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 28)

WHERE: Student Union Building (15th Street and Akron Avenue) and various residence halls across campus

EVENT: Texas Tech University's Student Union and Activities and University Student Housing are hosting their annual Halloween events, Tech or Treat and SafeTreat, which provide a safe and fun trick-or-treating environment while also experiencing life on the Texas Tech campus.

Tech or Treat will be in the Student Union Building (SUB) with kid-friendly games, activities and a magician. Free parking will be available near the Administration Building (R-7), Doak Hall (R-13), south of the SUB (R-11) and east of the SUB. The lost open at 5:30 p.m. and will remain open until 9 p.m.

SafeTreat will offer a variety of activities and entertainment in nine different residence halls on campus, including an appearance from the Masked Rider, a singing ghost chorus, photo opportunities, hot chocolate and a pumpkin gallery. Free parking is available in all residence halls' “Z” and visitor parking lots until 8:15 p.m. Four “Boo Buses” will run continuously between 5:45-8:15 p.m. for free to transport families between the participating residence halls.

A map of the SafeTreat route is available on the University Student Housing's website at http://housing.ttu.edu/safetreat.

More information about Tech or Treat and SafeTreat can be found on the Student Union and Activities and University Student Housing's websites.

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CONTACT: Claire Maginness, assistant director, Student Union and Activities, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3636 or claire.maginness@ttu.edu; Craig Kuehnert, assistant director for student leadership development, University Student Housing, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2661 or craig.kuehnert@ttu.edu