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De-Stress for Finals!

Monday, December 11 – Tuesday, December 19

Posted in: Events, Wellness

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Finals got you feeling down? De-Stress for Finals Week is coming around! The Office of Health Promotion and our campus partners are here to help you prepare for finals and help you stay focused and healthy during the week. We have several fun events planned throughout the week that you can attend for free! See you there!

All Week Long!

Let’s Talk

  • Various times and locations throughout the week.
  • One-on-one walk-in consultation and support!
  • Sponsored by CAPS

Monday, December 11

Stress and Sleep

  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Student Center, 2nd Floor Lobby
  • Counting sheep not cutting it? Having trouble falling asleep and feeling stressed? Come learn about how to combat insomnia and other sleep disorders, as well as give tips to help you manage your stress during finals!
  • Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion

DIY Finals Survival Kits

  • 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Student Center, Rathskeller
  • Too stressed to run and grab extra study supplies? Worry no more, we’ve got you covered! Stop by and build your own Finals Survival Kit to help you conquer the rest of this semester!
  • Sponsored by Commuter Student Programs & Services

Nutrition and Study Tips

  • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Sprague Library
  • Are you having a serious case of the study munchies? Stop by to learn some nutrition tips to help you make healthier snack choices and tips about good study methods for finals week.
  • Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion & Sprague Library

Rec Nights – Pickleball

  • 8-11 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center
  • Will you be coming to our Pickleball tournament? You should, it’s kind of a big dill!
  • Sponsored by The Department of Campus Recreation

Tuesday, December 12

Yoga

  • 1-2 p.m.
  • Drop In Center (Space is limited!)
  • Are finals taking a toll on your body? Relieve some of that stress at our open yoga session. Join us for a relaxing session of peace and Zen to get your mind, body, and spirit in place.
  • Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion

Staying Stress Free for Finals Presentation

  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Student Center, Room 419
  • Stress-free tips during the holidays and how to go into the spring semester with a positive attitude! Join us for a personal development presentation.
  • Sponsored by the Center for Leadership Development

Hot Drink Deals

  • 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • The Rift Zone in the Center for Environmental and Life Sciences
  • Any size hot beverage for just $.99 cents!
  • Sponsored by Dining Services

Wednesday, December 13

Furry Friends for Finals

  • 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Sprague Library, Room 110
  • Your favorite furry friends are back! Come visit our animal buddies to help you unwind before finals. There will also be a Mental Health Awareness Table to answer any questions about de-stressing you may need!
  • Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion, CAPS and Sprague Library

Yoga and Yogurt

  • Session 1: 12-1 p.m. & Session 2: 5-6 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room 1
  • Namaste! Strike a pose and enjoy some FREE yogurt.
  • Sponsored by The Department of Campus Recreation

Free Hot Chocolate

  • 2-3 p.m
  • Dickson Hall, 1st Floor
  • Stop by our table for a free cup of hot cocoa!
  • Sponsored by the Office of Summer and Winter Sessions

Breakfast Brain Food

  • 6 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Red Hawk Diner
  • Two pancakes, two eggs & two strips of bacon for just $6.00! (excluding tax & tip – students are tax exempt).
  • Sponsored by Dining Services

Thursday, December 14

Miniature Therapy Horses

  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center, Gym
  • Take a break from studying and come horse around! There will also be a Mental Health Awareness Table to answer any questions about de-stressing you may need!
  • Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion, CAPS and The Department of Campus Recreation

De-Stress Table

  • 2:30-5 p.m.
  • Student Center, 2nd Floor Lobby
  • Need a break from studying and the burden of finals week? Stop by for some information and giveaways to help you get through the week!
  • Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion

Midnight Breakfast

  • 11 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
  • Sam’s Place & Freeman Dining Hall
  • Cram for exams and feed your brain! Midnight breakfast menu includes: pancakes, eggs, pork and turkey sausage, mini muffins, donuts, bagels, coffee and more! All you care to eat for just one meal swipe.
  • Sponsored by Dining Services

Tuesday, December 19

National Hot Cocoa Day

  • All Day!
  • The Student Center, C-Store
  • Any size hot chocolate for just $.99 cents!
  • Sponsored by Dining Services

Hot Chocolate Bar

  • 4 p.m. – Close (Freeman 8:30 p.m. / Sam’s 9:30 p.m.)
  • Sam’s Place & Freeman Hall
  • Warm up and destress as you create your own gourmet hot cocoa drink!
  • Sponsored by Dining Services