The University of Arizona

Finals Survival Week: April 23 - May 10

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

Mission Statement:  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.

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!

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Name Description Date Time Locationsort descending
THINK TANK Writing Center - Writing Palooza Writing Center quiet space and tutors will be available extra hours to support students with their final writing projects. Students can bring any project, at any stage, and either work alone or meet with a tutor - or both. 4/29 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM BDG 156
THINK TANK Tutoring Regular hours through Reading Day. Finals schedule begins Friday, May 4th and runs through Thursday, May 10. Finals schedule includes CHEM, math, physics, accounting, ECON, and writing! Please see schedule online for details. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/ 4/16 to 5/3 (All day) Bear Down Gym
FREE Late Night Pancake Breakfast Bring your CatCard and receive FREE Pancakes (butter and syrup) with sausage and a fountain drink/coffee at Cactus Grill, Nosh at PSU and Bear Down Kitchen. 5/3 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.
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 4/30 to 5/10 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Campus Health Lobbies
Let it Melow Stressed? We have desserts. 5/3 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Campus Health Lobby
Outdoor Rec Movie Screening Come join Outdoor Rec for their free screening of "Valley Uprising," about the rebellious rock climbing community in Yosemite. Free pizza will be provided (first come, first served!) 4/25 8:00 PM Campus Rec - Bouldering Wall
Bouldering Challenge Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a friendly Bouldering Competition. Beginners welcome! Check-in starts at 6pm, the competition begins at 6:45pm. 5/5 6:00 PM Campus Rec - Bouldering Wall
Pizza and Pens Stop by Campus Rec's North Conference Room (2nd floor) for free pizza to help you fuel up for studying! 5/3 12:00 PM Campus Rec - North Conference Room
FREE Group Fitness Classes Cardio, Mind and Body classes, visit rec.arizona.edu/fsw for the full schedule. 5/4 to 5/9 (All day) Campus Recreation
Zen Day at Campus Rec Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. From 3-5pm enjoy painting on mini canvases, potting succulents, therapy dogs, 5-minute chair massages, mindfulness activities 3-3:30pm, and Yoda Yoga 4-5pm! 5/4 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Campus Recreation
Extended Rec Hours - Saturday and Sunday Campus Rec will open an hour early on Saturday and Sunday to allow an extra hour in the day to work out and de-stress. 5/5 to 5/6 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM Campus Recreation
Group Study Room with Healthy Snacks Need a new study location? Visit Campus Recreation to study before and during Finals Week! Study room stocked with snacks and activities to keep you focused. 4/25 to 5/10 (All day) Campus Recreation (Upstairs) North Conference Room
Drop-In Water Basketball Need a new workout? Visit the pool at Campus Rec and play water basketball. Available during regular pool hours. 4/25 to 5/10 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Campus Recreation Pool
Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) Triage Want to talk? Our friendly CAPS counselors are here to listen. Available Monday through Friday. 4/25 to 5/10 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM CAPS (3rd Floor SE corner of Campus Health)
Trial to Finals Finals Week Survival Prep! Join us to at the Arizona Health Sciences! Build your own trail mix, play with therapy dogs, enjoy our Zumba class from 12 - 1pm and more! 4/30 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Drachman Walkway - UA Health Sciences
Coffee Break at the Fine Arts Library Enjoy coffee, donuts and therapy dogs!! 5/4 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Fine Arts Library
De-stress with Therapy Dogs Need to De-stress? Visit our Therapy Dogs. 5/4 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Fine Arts Library
Coffee Break at the Health Sciences Library Enjoy coffee, therapy dogs and snacks. 5/7 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Health Science Library
Outdoor Movie Night: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Come watch the latest Star Wars film on the Highland Bowl and eat some popcorn, all for free! 5/2 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM Highland Bowl - by Campus health
Game Night at the Main Library Snacks, tabletop games, therapy dogs, and aromatherapy garden. 5/3 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Main Library
Game Night at the Main Library Game Night with snacks, tabletop games and therapy dogs! 5/4 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Main Library
De-stress with Therapy Dogs Need to De-stress? Visit our Therapy Dogs. 5/4 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Main Library
Finals Study Break - Game Night @ Main Library & Science Engineering Library Smorgasbord of free snacks plus lots of Therapy Dogs 5/6 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Main Library and Science and Engineering Library
THINK TANK Writing Center - Main Library Finals Event Writing Center tutors will be a part of the library's events on Reading Day. Students can speak briefly with tutors about specific writing questions, or ask to meet with a tutor in a small quiet room in the library. 5/3 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Main Library, ground floor
THINK TANK Supplemental Instruction Supplemental Instruction: SI session 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/SI_Schedule 5/4 to 5/10 (All day) MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
THINK TANK Workshop Wednesday: Tackling Test Anxiety Led by an Academic Skills Tutor, this workshop will go over strategies for managing test anxiety and stress. Learn techniques to minimize anxiety and calm your nerves before your test. 4/18 5:00 PM THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
THINK TANK Workshop Wednesday: Preparing for Your Final Exams 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. 5/2 5:00 PM THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
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. 4/25 5:00 PM THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
THINK TANK Tutoring Extended Extended tutoring hours. Please see schedule for further details. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/ 5/4 to 5/10 (All day) THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
Stress-Relief Massages Enjoy a free, 5-minute chair massage at the UA BookStores, SUMC location. 5/7 to 5/9 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM UA BookStores, SUMC
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. 4/30 to 5/10 (All day) UA BookStores, SUMC
Zipline/Challenge Night Blow off steam with a fun aerial adventure at the UA Challenge Course! Drop-In between 7-9PM. 5/4 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM UA Challenge Course (Rincon Vista)
FSW Kick-Off Event Kick-off finals week the right way and stop by the UA Mall for resources to help you survive finals week. Bring your CatCard and enjoy FREE food, therapy dogs, and interactive activities to get you on the right path for success! 5/2 11:00 AM UA Mall
De-stress with Therapy Dogs Need to De-stress? Visit our Therapy Dogs. 5/2 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM UA Mall
Dean of Students Sweet Ride Be on the lookout for the Dean of Students Office's decorated golf cart featuring sweet treats! 5/4 to 5/8 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Various Campus locations