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Feel Good Finals

Resources for de-stressing during Finals Week

Feel Good Finals: Fall 2022

Finals can be a stressful time. Your friends at the William H. Hannon Library, LMU FitWell, Campus Safety Services, KXLU, Student Psychological Services, LMU Bookstore, ITS, and Housing want to make it as manageable as possible.

So in addition to providing you with spaces to study and spaces to work-out your anxieties, we are partnering to offer a number of stress-relieving activities during Fall Finals, between December 6-15.

In-person at the library, we will offer areas for coloring, origami, and puzzles. Be on the lookout for therapy animals (a whole farm!), coffee and donuts, a tea station, our traveling snack cart, and more.

On this guide, you will find various virtual stress-busting activities, including tips for success, Spotify playlists, streaming "slow-time" videos, and reading recommendations. Good luck, Lions!


Feel Good Finals: December 6-15, 2022

During this time, a variety of stress-relieving activities will be available throughout the library, including tables for coloring, origami, and puzzles. Additionally, watch out for these specific events:

  • December 5, 12-1:30p: Relaxation and Tea Station (Student Psychological Services)
  • December 6-15: Activities Tables (coloring, origami, puzzles, etc.)
  • December 6, 12-1:30p: Drum Circle
  • December 8, 12-1:30p: Petting Zoo (LMU FitWell)
  • December 12, 9a-11a: Donuts & Coffee (Campus Safety Services)
  • December 12-14 (morning + evening): Snacks & Swag cart (KXLU, ITS, Housing, Bookstore)

Spaces to Relax or Study

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Group Study Rooms

We have 33 group study rooms that LMU students can reserve for private or group study. Be sure to book your reservation early! Reserve a room here.

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Study Wedges

We have a number of open areas for quiet individual and group study. We call these "the study wedges" and you can find them on levels 2-3 of the library.

Students working on computers in library

Information Commons

Need access to a computer, specialized software, or printing? We have 80 computers available first come, first served in our Information Commons on level 1.

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Classrooms 117 and 118

During Finals Week, our library instruction classrooms (room #117-118) will be open for students to use as study space. You can find these classrooms down the hall past the lockers and bathrooms on Level 1.

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Von der Ahe Family Suite

During Finals Week, the Von der Ahe Family Suite will be open for students to use as a study space. You can find the VDA Suite on Level 3.