The University of Arizona

Finals Survival Week: Dec. 6 - 13

Finals Survival Week (FSW) is a campus-wide, interdisciplinary committee dedicated to supporting The University of Arizona students during Finals Week each semester.  By providing educational services, study resources and avenues for improved health and wellness, FSW helps UA students de-stress, re-focus and re-energize.

Check out the FREE #FSW events, food specials, and resources below!

Name Description Date Time Location
Late Night Winter Wonderland! FROZEN SING-ALONG + FREE snacks, crafts, and the cutest therapy animals! 12/5 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM UA Mall
FINAL BEAR DOWN: Taco Thursday and Kick-Off! Remember Pancake Breakfast at PSU, SUMC and Bear Down Kitchen? Well, this semester we're bringing you FREE TACOS. Come to the Grand Ballroom inside the SUMC - 3rd floor. Wildcat Events Board is bringing the all the fun with Coca-Cola prizes, live DJ, photo booth, hot cocoa, photos with Santa and more. Bring your CatCard! Hosted by: WEB, Student Union and Dean of Students. 12/6 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Student Unions Memorial Center: Grand Ballroom 3rd Floor
Zen Day at Campus Rec Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. From 3-5pm enjoy painting on mini canvases and holiday crafts, 5-minute chair massages, mindfulness activities and resources, art exhibit hosted by ArtWorks, and Yoga. 12/7 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Campus Recreation
Library Study Break Smorgasbord of free snacks plus lots of Therapy Dogs! Who loves puppies??? We Do!! 12/9 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Main Library and Weaver Science-Engineering Library
THINK TANK Get ready for finals with extended tutoring hours at THINK TANK throughout finals week. Writing Center Tutors and Academic Skills Tutors will be at Finals Survival Week events all over campus to consult on writing projects, study strategies, and time management. Academic Skills Tutors will hold finals preparation workshops leading up to finals week, and the Writing Center will host an event to power through your final writing assignments! 11/26 to 12/13 11:00 AM THINK TANK
UA Museum of Art Activities De-stress with a free yoga class in the relaxing atmosphere of the museum galleries on December 4. Come back on December 7th to grab some snacks and browse our current exhibitions! 12/4 to 12/7 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM UA Museum of Art
UA Health Sciences Study Break Take a break from studying by petting therapy dogs! 12/4 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM UAHS Drachman Walkway
UA Campus Rec Activities Enjoy free group fitness classes (cardio & mind/body), extended Rec hours, group study rooms, healthy snacks, free ziplining and more at UA Campus Rec during Finals Week. 12/4 to 12/13 11:00 AM Campus Rec
UA Campus Health Activities Talk with a CAPS counselor, take advantage of online stress-relief and nutrition resources, and enjoy free apples, oranges & granola bars in our lobby during Finals Week. 12/4 to 12/13 11:00 AM UAHS
UA Housing and Residential Life Activities Winter Wonderland Party, Stress less fest, and Finals Survival programs in your dorm! 12/5 to 12/13 11:00 AM UA Dorms
UA Libraries Activities Take a break from studying and join us at the UA Libraries! You can meet cute therapy dogs from Pet Partners of Southern Arizona, grab a snack, play board games, and de-stress with mindfulness activities like the aromatherapy garden. 12/7 to 12/13 11:00 AM Main Library and More
UA BookStores Activities Free blue books. Get yours at the front cashiers, UA BookStores, Student Union Memorial Center location! December 7-14. Chair massages on December 10 and 11 from 10:30am-1:30pm. Free for all students to relax and de-stress! 12/7 to 12/14 11:00 AM UA BookStores - SUMC