Resources to help your mental, physical and general wellbeing throughout the academic year.

We're here for you!

The Libraries are still here to help you de-stress throughout the academic year, especially during midterms and finals! While we aren't able to provide our usual activities, this guide contains some ideas we've come up with for helping you relax between your study sessions.

Check out the list of activities and let us know which are most helpful by connecting with us on social media. 


Types of self-care

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End of semester planning and studying - Fall 2020

Free online workshops: 

Get it done" end-of-semester study tips and tricks 

Make a study plan for the rest of the semester whether you have papers, finals or other types of assignments. View slides from an recent workshop:

Tomato timer.Try the Pomodoro technique: Virtual study time
Learn how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy and try it to get stuff done. Register at

  • Tuesday, Dec 8, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Wednesday, Dec 9, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
  • Thursday, Dec 10, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
  • Friday, Dec 11, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  • Monday, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2020 8:31 AM