Every year, students such as yourself learn and address food security by participating in Trick-or-Eat and collecting food donations for the SU Campus Food Bank.

Trick or Eat


This Halloween, you and your peers can help the Leadership and Student Engagement office collect thousands of pounds of food donations to help those struggling with food security on campus and in our communities.

Registration for the 2022 event has now closed.


Students are encouraged to register as a group. Individual registrants will be paired together to form a group.

Who: All UCalgary students are invited to participate
Where: MacEwan Student Centre and the surrounding communities
When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022
Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Important: All students are required to show their UCID for access to the event.

More information

Prizes will be given out to volunteers as a form of gratitude (and for those who have the best costumes!).

If you have any questions regarding Trick or Eat, please contact

If you would like to contribute monetary donations to the SU Campus Food Bank, please visit their web page for more information.

What should I donate at the Great Trick-or-Eat Faculty Challenge?

A variety of non-perishable food and personal care items are being accepted for the challenge. Please view the lists below for ideas on what to donate.

Dry food options

  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cooking Oils
  • Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate

Canned goods

  • Tomato Paste
  • Tomato Soup
  • Baked Brown Beans (with and without pork)
  • Canned Chili
  • Other Canned Soups and Stews

Canned protein

  • Kidney Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Black Beans
  • Canned Turkey
  • Canned Sardines
  • Canned Salmon
  • Other Canned Meats

Personal Care

  • Toilet Paper
  • Dry Laundry Soap
  • Menstrual Hygiene Products
  • Travel-Sized Deodorant
  • Bar Soap