The University of Arizona

Finals Survival Week: December 7-15, 2016

Get the inside scoop on FSW events. Text @uafinals to 81010.

 

DE-STRESS, RELAX, and RE-ENERGIZE!  Take advantage of these FREE events and promotions (and online resources) as well as discounted Unions Specials across campus to help you ace your final exams, and even sleep a little better!

Name Description Date Time Location
FSW Kick-Off Event "UA Holiday" Enjoy an evening of holiday fun presented by Finals Survival Week, Wildcat Events Board, and Cats After Dark! Snow, Snacks, and Skating! Finals Survival Kick Off - 6-8pm, UA Mall: campus resources, enjoy activities, snacks, and giveaways to help you prepare for finals week, along with interacting with cultural and religious groups on campus, making this the ultimate UA Holiday! Winterfest, 6-9pm, UA Mall: Skating, snow and more! Elf and Hot Chocolate with Cats After Dark, Student Union, 9pm-12am: Watch Elf, sip on hot chocolate, crafts, and a video game tournament.
12/7 to 12/8
6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
UA Mall
FREE Late Night Pancake Breakfast FREE Pancakes (butter and syrup) with sausage and a fountain drink/coffee at Cactus Grill, Nosh at PSU and Bear Down Kitchen. 12/8
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Cactus Grill: 3rd floor, east corridor in SUMC; Nosh: 2nd floor Food Court in PSU; and Bear Down Kitchen: 4th floor of the Football Stadium's North End Zone.
Finals Study Break - Game Night @ Main Library Smorgasbord of free snacks and drinks plus lots of Therapy Dogs 12/11
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main Library, 2nd floor East
THINK TANK Tutoring Regular hours through Reading Day. Finals schedule begins Dec. 9th and runs through to Thursday, December 15th. Finals schedule includes CHEM, math, physics, accounting, ECON, and writing! Please see schedule online for details. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/ Bear Down Gym
Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) Triage Stressed out and want to talk? Our friendly CAPS counselors are here to listen. Available Monday through Friday.
12/4 to 12/16
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
CAPS (3rd Floor SE corner of Campus Health)
THINK TANK Writing Palooza Dedicated writing space and time for any UA student working on any writing project. Writing Center tutors will be available for consultations. You can be just beginning to brainstorm or revising a draft. Come and hang out for as little or as long as you need! 12/4
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
1500 Free Blue Books! Pick up a free blue book for your final exams at the front cashiers counter at UA BookStores, SUMC. While supplies last.
12/5 to 12/15
(All day) UA BookStores, SUMC
FREE Movies in Gallagher Theater Free admission to all shows in the Gallagher Theater during Finals Survival Week! Movie Listings: 12/7, 9pm- Elf. 12/8, 5pm & 8pm- Magnificent Seven. 12/9, 8pm- Monsoon Wedding. 12/10, 2pm- Magnificent Seven, 12/11, 2pm & 5pm- Magnificent Seven.
12/7 to 12/11
12:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Gallagher Theater, SUMC, Inside the Food Court
THINK TANK Supplemental Instruction (SI) SI sessions are scheduled up until the last day of class. Finals exam reviews will be announced in class and on Instagram (@UATTSI). See our schedule for session times: http://thinktank.arizona.edu/supplementalinstruction
12/7 to 12/15
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
THINK TANK Workshop Wednesday ONLINE Engage in a virtual, interactive workshop that will provide you an opportunity to develop a plan of action to prepare for finals as well as give you strategies to effectively approach studying for finals- including finals that are online. https://arizona.adobeconnect.com/finalsprep 12/7
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Online: https://arizona.adobeconnect.com/finalsprep
THINK TANK Workshop Wednesday Led by an Academic Skills Tutor, this workshop will go over preparing for finals. The workshop will cover exam preparation strategies as well as developing a study plan. 12/7
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
Group Study Room with Healthy Snacks Tired of the "same old" study routine... Campus Recreation has study, lounge and activity spaces to break you out of the Finals Week study doldrums! Enjoy snacks, coloring, and quiet study areas steps away from your favorite workout!
12/8 to 12/15
8:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Campus Recreation (Upstairs) North Conference Room
THINK TANK Writing Palooza Quiet writing space for any UA student working on any writing project. Writing Center tutors will be available for brief consultations. You can be just beginning to brainstorm or revising a draft. Come and hang out for as little or as long as you need! 12/8
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
SUMC - Office of Student Engagement
Zen Day on Dead Day Turn Dead Day into ZEN Day with Campus Recreation. Take a study break from the Library to enjoy stress reducing activities, Academic Skills Tutors from THINK TANK, FREE massage, snacks and more from 2-4pm and Yoga/Meditation with lululemon from 4-5pm. Bring your mat! 12/8
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Main Library Plaza
Finals Study Break- Game Night Board/video games, coloring, therapy dogs, Academic Skills Tutors, and doughnuts. 12/8
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main Library- 2nd floor
FREE Art Class at Campus Recreation Walk away with something creative after an evening of creating stress relieving art. 12/8
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Campus Recreation - Outdoor Recreation
One Free 2-hour room booking at SUMC During SUMC regular hours (hours vary by day). Subject to room availability, first come first served.
12/8 to 12/15
8:00 PM to 5:00 PM
SUMC
Extended Hours at Campus Recreation Study, relax, eat and play... all in one place! Campus Recreation will open early on Sunday to meet your Finals Week needs!
12/9 to 12/10
6:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Campus Recreation
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 12/9
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
Free Massages! Sign up for a quick, relaxing massage near the textbook buyback tent at the flagship UA BookStores location. First come, first served. 12/9
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
UA BookStores, SUMC
Finals Study Break-Coffee Break at Fine Arts Library Coffee, doughnuts, Academic Skills Tutors, and therapy dogs 12/9
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fine Arts Library, 2nd floor School of Music
Little Chapel of All Nations meditation Meditation, snacks, water and therapy cat available 12/9
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Little Chapel of All Nations, 1401 E 1st St.
FREE Group Fitness Classes @ Campus Rec Need to take your mind off studying? Step away from the books and participate in FREE group fitness classes all week! Campus Recreation is offering CARDIO classes at 5:30pm and MIND/BODY classes at 6:30pm.
12/9 to 12/14
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Campus Recreation
Finals Study Break- Game Night Board/video games, coloring, therapy dogs, Academic Skills Tutors, and doughnuts
12/9 to 12/10
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Main Library- 2nd floor
FREE Nighttime Zipline/Challenge Night Blow-off steam during finals week with a fun aerial adventure at the UA Challenge Course. Participants are welcome to come as a group or individually. Registration is preferred but not required. Registration link coming soon! 12/9
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
UA Challenge Course (Rincon Vista)
FREE SCUBA Class at Campus Recreation Take a dive in our pool with Outdoor Recreation and get an introduction to SCUBA! 12/10
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Campus Recreation Pool
Extended Hours at Campus Recreation Study, relax, eat and play... all in one place! Campus Recreation will open early on Sunday to meet your Finals Week needs!
12/11 to 12/12
6:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Campus Recreation
THINK TANK Tutoring Extended Extended tutoring hours. Please see schedule for further details. 12/11
1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
FREE Art Class at Campus Recreation Walk away with something creative after an evening of creating stress relieving art. 12/11
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Campus Recreation - Outdoor Recreation
Finals Study Break Beverage table and therapy dogs. Roving snack cart 12/11
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Science and Eng. library-2nd floor
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars!
12/12 to 12/15
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
FREE Table Tennis in the Games Room ALL DAY! Free table tennis in the Games Room all day on Monday, 12/12 and Wednesday, 12/14.
12/12 to 12/14
10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Games Room, SUMC, Lower Level
Free Massages! Sign up for a quick, relaxing massage near the textbook buyback tent at the flagship UA BookStores location. First come, first served.
12/12 to 12/14
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
UA BookStores, SUMC
Little Chapel of All Nations meditation Meditation, snacks, water and therapy cat available
12/12 to 12/15
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Little Chapel of All Nations, 1401 E 1st St.
20-Minute Triathlon @ Campus Rec Pool Stop by Campus Recreation to participate in a mini triathlon... swim 150 yeards, bike 3 miles, and run 0.5 miles. Refresh your mind and body for Finals! 12/12
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Recreation Pool
Finals Study Break-Coffee Break at Health Science Library Coffee, doughnuts and therapy dogs
12/12 to 12/13
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Health Science Library
FREE SCUBA Class at Campus Recreation Take a dive in our pool with Outdoor Recreation and get an introduction to SCUBA! 12/12
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Campus Recreation Pool
FREE Pool in the Games Room ALL DAY! Free pool in the Games Room all day on Tuesday, 12/13 and Thursday, 12/15.
12/13 to 12/15
10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Games Room, SUMC, Lower Level
Bouldering, Movie, and Sand Volleyball Night at Campus Recreation Bring some friends and try climbing on Campus Recreation's bouldering wall or enjoy drop-in sand volleyball followed by a movie! Bouldering & Volleyball 5:30-6:45 and Movie 7:00. 12/13
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Campus Recreation - Bouldering Area