Stress Free Finals

April 24th – May 2nd

Event Calendar

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Looking to relax just before finals?

Do you often find yourself juggling many assignments at one time? The semester is quickly coming to a close, along with this comes added stress from exams, papers and projects. Stress Free Finals Week provides you with an opportunity to relax and breakaway from your day-to-day worries.

Got Stress? How to Relax before Finals

Student Service Center 1 Room 302G (CAPS 3rd floor conference room)
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Learn about different coping techniques and relaxation methods to better manage your stress before and during finals.

Stress Free Finals Kickoff

SC Plaza
11:30am – 1:30pm

Student Life introduces a relaxing vibe to this finals season. With free massages, snack bars and DIY projects, you will be able to calm your nerves before this busy time.

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

SPB Presents: Just Keep Swimming

Lynn Eusan Park
7:30pm – 11:00pm

SPB's Just Keep Swimming event is a back to back movie event featuring Finding Nemo and Finding Dory! Come out and relax with us as you fish for prizes, food and fun.

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

SPB Presents: Taco-oke

Legacy Lounge
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Karaoke night at the Legacy Lounge while eating tacos.

UH Dining Scavenger Hunt: Finals Prep Edition

UH Campus
All Day

Follow @UHDining on Twitter for clues as they host a finals themed scavenger hunt!

End of the Year Block Party

SC Circle Drive
11:30am – 1:30pm

UH Dining will be hosting an End of Year Block party and will be giving away FREE Monster, Ice Cream and More! Come join the fun!

Got Stress? How to Relax before Finals

Student Service Center 1 Room 302G (CAPS 3rd floor conference room)
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Learn about different coping techniques and relaxation methods to better manage your stress before and during finals.

Gentle Yoga

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, MP4
12:15pm – 1:00pm

A great class for beginners and everyone interested in exploring a gentle practice. This class includes basic breathing exercises, as well as a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated, and on the floor).

SPB Presents: Coog Fun Day

Lynn Eusan Park
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Come out and play some field day games, eat some food, and have a chance to win prizes from SPB! It will be a great way to end the semester.

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

De-Stress with the Bookstore

SC South Entrance
11:00am – 1:00pm

Take a break from studying with your campus bookstore and build your own Finals Survival Kit.

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

Insanity

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, MP1
6:00pm – 6:45pm

Made popular by the DVD series, Insanity uses MAX interval training, alternating short periods of rest with long, intense work intervals.

Night Club Cardio

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, MP1
5:00pm – 5:45pm

You want an entertaining experience and you want to be fit? Why should your workout be any different? This dance-fitness class set to multiple music genres is fun, effective, and easy to follow!

Customer Appreciation Days

Student Centers
All Day

$1 Ice Cream, $1 Games other discounts

Unwind with Wellness

Wellness Center
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Unwind with Wellness is a semi-annual stress-free event held at the end of every Fall and Spring semester. Being one of the largest events organized by UH Wellness each semester, Unwind with Wellness provides students with unique relaxation experiences, like chair massages, therapy pets, meditation, and Do It Yourself Projects. Light refreshments are also provided. Save the date and look out for more information!

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

Meditation

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, MP4
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Learn to remain conscious in deep relaxation, while being guided through the practice. This class will focus on various meditation techniques; breath work and finding calmness and clarity.

Paws and Relax

MD Anderson Library
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Drop in for petting, snuggling and treat-feeding with these gentle and friendly canines. Local organization Faithful Paws will bring certified therapy dogs to the MD Anderson Library for four days of stress relief.

Finals Mania

MD Anderson Library
8:30pm

Free pancakes, sausage, coffee, snacks and special performances from the Spirit of Houston. All you need is your Cougar Card ID.

Customer Appreciation Days

Student Centers
All Day

$1 Ice Cream, $1 Games other discounts

Breakfast and Bluebooks

SC South Foodcourt Tables
8:00am – 10:00am

Do you need text materials for your upcoming exams? Stop by the Student Center for free bluebooks, scantrons, coffee, and donuts!

Thyme for Self-Care: Propagating Plants

LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North 201
3:00pm – 5:00pm

With assistance from the Horticulture Society at UH, the LGBTQ Resource Center will become a calming environment that teaches students how to propagate plants. We will also provide fruit, tea, scantrons, blue books, and bubble wrap for popping throughout the week of Stress Free Finals.

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

Stress Free Finals Study Spot

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion wishes you the best on your final exams. Come in and utilize our computers, study area, lounge space, and recharge your brain with a FREE FUELPACK!

Relax.

Winni Zhang

“Nature makes me really happy, and it’s always fun to see the koi fish and turtles in the pond near the Architecture Building. That’s how I relax.”
-Winni Zhang

Chris Pinto

"I relax at the fountains by writing down all the positive things that have happened to me."
-Chris Pinto

Lorraine Lobo

"The outdoor track at the rec is a great way for me to get my cardio in and unwind in a healthy way."
-Lorraine Lobo

Myles Parnell

"With the stress of finals combined with the pressure to graduate, I think finding an outlet for all of it. My outlet is dancing, teaching my Nightclub Cardio class at the campus rec is always one of the highlights of my day. Come join me!”
-Myles Parnell