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The Howl


Utah State University is the home to the largest Halloween costume party west of the Mississippi River. The Howl, hosted every October, welcomes students from all over the West to join in this exciting event. While the theme changes every year, students can look forward to activities like concerts, dances, hypnotists, air brush tattoo artists, oxygen bars, and other activities that are sure to entertain all night long. As the popularity of this event has grown over the years, it has become a rite of passage for many.

Haunted Howl 2013

USUSA and STAB are pleased to announce Haunted Howl. This year the annual Halloween party will be held in the Taggart Student Center on Saturday, October 26, 2013 with doors opening at 8pm. Tickets go on sale October 1st in the USU Card office. USU Students may purchase up to 2 tickets per USU ID card for $10 in advance and $15 day of. Non- USU Students may purchase tickets for $21 in advance and $26 day of at the USU ticket office.

Ticket Office: 1-888-USTATE-1

Card Office: (435) 797-3852


Attraction Time(s)
Shiny Toy Guns 11:30pm-12:30am
Luna Lune (Opening Band) 10:30pm-11:15pm
As We Speak (Opening Band) 9:45pm-10:15pm
Dance with DJ Marcus Wing 8pm-1am
Monster Energy Drink Giveaway 8pm-11:30pm
Tarot Card Readers 9pm-1am
USU Dance Company Alternating 8pm-1am
Professional Photos 8pm-1am
Airbrush Tattoos 8pm-1am

Frequently Asked Questions

What acts or events are coming?

Shiny Toy Guns; Luna Lune; As We Speak; DJ, Marcus Wing; USU Dancers; Monster Energy Drink; Tarot Card Readers; Air Brush Tattoo Artists and More!

When do tickets go on sale?

October 1st

What are the ticket prices?

Student: $10/advance, $15/Day of (limit 2 per USU ID); Non-student: $21/advance, $26/Day of

Where can I buy tickets?

Advance: USU Card Office (Located on the 2nd floor of the TSC)
Day Of: Card Office from 11am-4pm and USU Ticket Office from 4pm-until sold out.
Tickets are NOT sold at the door. You must buy them at the Spectrum Ticket Office.

Can I purchase tickets over the phone?

You can purchase tickets over the phone. There is an extra will call fee. Contact the USU ticket office located in The Spectrum at 1-888-USTATE-1.

When and where do the doors open?

Doors will open at 8pm on the west side of the TSC

What do I need to bring when entering the event?

Purchased ticket and USU Student ID or valid state issued ID verifying you are over 18 years old

How old do I have to be to attend the HOWL?

All attendees must be at least 18 years or older and must have a valid state issued ID

What kinds of costumes are allowed?

NO MASKS are allowed inside the event
No props that could potentially cause harm or injuries to others will be allowed inside (i.e. handcuffs, guns, knives, hardhats, etc.)
No bags are allowed inside – please leave all purses, backpacks, fannypacks, etc. in your car or at home.