NMU themed pumpkin carvings

The Marketing and Communications Office is hosting a pumpkin carving contest to find the best NMU-themed pumpkin! Read the details below and enter to win. 

Photo provided by @lillycapp on Instagram.


Let's see your best NMU-themed pumpkin!

  1. All currently enrolled students (full-time, part-time) are welcome to participate. Enrollment will be verified before award decisions are made. 
  2. Pumpkin decorations may not violate NMU’s Code of Conduct (found at 
  3. Use only original images owned by you. 
  4. One submission per student.
  5. Images must be submitted via Instagram using the hashtag #WitchNMUPumpkin
    1. Accounts entering must be public in order for UMC moderators to view the submissions. 
  6. Can be painted but must be carved.
  7. The competition is open from October 25, 2021 until noon on October 30, 2021. 
  8. The UMC moderators will choose four finalists, to be announced on October 30, 2021 at 3 p.m.
  9. Voting will take place on Instagram and Facebook stories. Anyone is eligible to vote. 
  10. Winners will be announced on October 31, 2021. Winners must be following the official NMU Instagram account
    1. 1st place will receive a $50 Love on Local gift card
    2. 2nd place will receive a $25 Love on Local gift card
  11. Winning participants will be contacted via Instagram direct messenger using the same account they made a submission on. 
  12. University Marketing and Communications may use or edit submitted images for promotional purposes in marketing platforms. By submitting a photo into the contest, you are agreeing to the guidelines.