The University of Arizona

Finals Survival Week: May 3-11

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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Namesort descending Description Date Time Location
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.
5/1 to 5/11
(All day) UA BookStores, SUMC
Art Class @ Campus Rec De-stress with art! Class format TBD. 5/8
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Campus Recreation - Outdoor Recreation
Boulder, Beats & Beta Come hang out at the Outdoor Rec bouldering wall and sand volleyball courts to enjoy some lively jams and fun routes. Beginners welcome! 5/9
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Campus Recreation - Bouldering Area
Coffee Break at the Fine Arts Library Enjoy coffee, therapy dogs and donuts. 5/5
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fine Arts Library
Coffee Break at the Health Sciences Library Enjoy coffee, donuts and therapy dogs!! 5/8
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Health Science Library
Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) Triage Want to talk? Our friendly CAPS counselors are here to listen. Available Monday through Friday.
5/1 to 5/11
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
CAPS (3rd Floor SE corner of Campus Health)
De-stress with Therapy Dogs Need to De-stress? Visit our Therapy Dogs. 5/3
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
UA Mall
De-stress with Therapy Dogs Need to De-stress? Visit our Therapy Dogs. 5/7
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main, Sciecne and Engineering Libraries
Dean of Students Sweet Ride Be on the lookout for the Dean of Students Office's decorated golf cart featuring sweet treats!
5/5 to 5/9
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Various Campus locations
Demolition Day @ Campus Rec De-stress and kick off the Locker Room Renovation at Demolition Day! Take a swing at the original lockers! FREE for students, $5 DONATION for Alumni/Staff/Faculty/Community. Proceeds will support the CREC Capital Campaign Project. 5/5
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Campus Recreation Patio
Extended Rec Hours - Friday Campus Rec wants to make sure you are staying healthy and active this finals week! Make sure to stop by with our extended hours over the weekend.
5/5 to 5/6
6:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Campus Recreation
Extended Rec Hours - Saturday Campus Rec wants to make sure you are staying healthy and active this finals week! Make sure to stop by with our extended hours over the weekend.
5/6 to 5/7
6:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Campus Recreation
Extended Rec Hours - Sunday Campus Rec wants to make sure you are staying healthy and active this finals week! Make sure to stop by with our extended hours over the weekend.
5/7 to 5/8
6:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Campus Recreation
Finals Movie Night: LEGO Batman Come watch the LEGO Batman Movie on the Mall and play with LEGO's! FREE Popcron with CatCard! #CatsAfterDark 5/3
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
UA Mall
Finals Study Break - Game Night @ Main Library & Science Engineering Library Smorgasbord of free snacks plus lots of Therapy Dogs 5/7
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main Library and Science and Engineering Library
FREE Group Fitness Classes CARDIO Enjoy a mix of Body Pump, Cycle, HIIT, Zumba and more throughout the week. Classes offered everyday.
5/5 to 5/11
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Campus Recreation
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. 5/4
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.
FSW Kick-Off Event Kickoff 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! 5/3
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
UA Mall
FSW Kick-Off Event - Farmer's Market Stock up on produce, pasta, oils & soaps, baked goods, coffee, gifts and more! 5/3
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
UA Mall
FSW Kick-Off Event WEB's Waterpark Day Cool off and enjoy 3 large waterslides, music, popsicles and more! Bring your swimsuit and towel! 5/3
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
UA Mall
Game Night at the Main Library Snacks, Xbox, tabletop games and therapy dogs. 5/4
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main Library
Game Night at the Main Library Game Night with snacks, Xbox, tabletop games and therapy dogs! 5/5
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Main Library
Group Study Room with Healthy Snacks Need a new study location? Visit Campus Recreation to study over Finals Week! Enjoy snacks from KIND!
5/4 to 5/11
8:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Campus Recreation (Upstairs) North Conference Room
Mini Triathlon @ Campus Rec Take your stress to the pool and mix up your workout by swimming, biking, and running in 20 minutes! This is a great opportunity for beginners interested in triathlons. 5/8
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Campus Recreation Pool Area
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 5/5
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 5/8
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 5/9
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 5/10
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
Snacks in the Campus Health Lobbies Enjoy free apples, oranges, and granola bars! 5/11
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Campus Health Lobbies
THINK TANK Tutoring Regular hours through Reading Day. Finals schedule begins May 5th and runs through to Thursday, May 11th. Finals schedule includes CHEM, math, physics, accounting, ECON, and writing! Please see schedule online for details. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/
5/3 to 5/11
(All day) Bear Down Gym
THINK TANK Tutoring Extended Extended tutoring hours. Please see schedule for further details. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/ 5/7
1:00 PM to 9:00 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. 5/3
5:00 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 5/3
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Online: https://arizona.adobeconnect.com/finalsprep
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! 5/4
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
THINK TANK Bear Down Gym
Zen Day on Dead Day Take a study break outside the Main Library and rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit with relaxing activities. 3-5pm enjoy coloring, arts & crafts, skill-based tutoring and snacks from KIND. 5-6pm bring your yoga mat and participate in a yoga/meditation session on the UA Mall near the Main Library. Giveaways for participants! 5/4
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Main Library Plaza
Zipline/Challenge Night Blow off steam with a fun aerial adventure at the UA Challenge Course! Registration is preferred, but nor required. Transportation provided only to those who register. Drop-In between 6-9PM. Registration Link Coming Soon! 5/5
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
UA Challenge Course (Rincon Vista)