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Finals Programs and Resources

 

Finals Programs and Resources

To support students during the final exam period, Student Involvement will host three #SJSUFinals stations. Locations and times are shown in the following section. Additionally,  there will be more resources available to assist students during the final weeks of the semester. These include activities & programs, tutoring, and study spaces

 

SJSU Finals Weeks Stations

Wednesday, December 11; 12:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Thursday - Friday; December 12 - 13 &  

Monday, December 16; 7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

In front of the ATMs, the Student Wellness Center, and Clark Hall. 

Fellow Spartans will be at three locations across campus to wish you well on finals. Drop by for free snacks and exam materials (while supplies last). 

 

Activities & Programs

Tuesday, December 3

Make a Stress Ball 

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor 

Squeeze your stress away with a stress ball. We will be making a stress ball that you can take and use to ease your finals stress.

 

De-stress with Guided VR Meditation 

3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.  

MLK Library, 4th Floor KLEVR Lab

Guided Meditation in VR is a proven way to detach from your stress and let your mind relax and experience something totally new. 15-30 minutes is enough to reset your brain and take on the challenge of finals with a fresh outlook.

 

De-stress December

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. 

Campus Village 2, Multipurpose Room 

Join us for de-stress activities (slime making, cookie decorating, hot cocoa, hot cider, movies) along with care package making to give to the homeless this holiday season.

 

Wednesday, December 4

Rise & Shine with Coffee & Oatmeal 

9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor 

Get ready for finals with free coffee and oatmeal.  

 

Furry Friends 

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.  

Student Wellness Center, South Patio 

Our favorite Furry Friends are back to help you get through finals. Stop by for a little pet therapy (dogs) and some hugs and kisses! #SJSUTreatYourselfWell

 

Thursday, December 5

Take a Study Break & Join Us for a Staring Contest   

12:00 P.M. - 12:30 P.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor 

Take a study break and join us for a staring contest! You’ll laugh and smile - all techniques that have been proven to reduce stress. The winner will take home a pizza. Contestants, please arrive by 12 p.m. (we will start promptly at 12 p.m.).

 

Take a Study Break & Join Us for a Bubble Gum Blowing Contest   

12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor 

Take a study break and join us for a bubble gum blowing contest! Chewing gum can actually lower stress, so come for a piece of gum (we will provide), friendly competition, and prizes. The winner will take home a pizza. Contestants, please arrive by 12:30 p.m. (we will start promptly at 12:30 p.m.). 

 

Monday, December 9

Baa, Baa Finals! 

10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. 

North Tower Lawn

Relieve stress before finals with our petting zoo and coloring stations. Free testing materials provided while supplies last. 

 

Grounding Rocks 

10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. 

Wellness Lounge, located in the Student Wellness Center

Ground yourself before finals and reflect on the present moment by creating a personalized grounding rock. #SJSUTreatYourselfWell  

 

Tuesday, December 10

Clear Your Mind with Chair Yoga 

10:15 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor 

Chair Yoga is postures that are done while seated or standing and include breathing techniques that can benefit the mind and body. Take 15 minutes to clear your mind and recharge. Free foam earplugs for all attendees. 

 

The Big Break

12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. 

Student Union Meeting Room 3B

Come de-stress from finals and enjoy a space to do arts and crafts, play games, enjoy snacks, and get free study materials

 

Wednesday, December 11

Student Union, Inc. Finals Fair 

8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. 

SRAC Entrance, SU East Entrance, SU West Entrance

Student Union is proud to supply students with FREE coffee, donuts, and testing materials like scantrons, blue books, and pencils while supplies last! 

 

Coffee Cup & Customization 

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. 

MLK Library, Lower Level 

Treat yourself to a cup of coffee with a customized mug that you design yourself using the library's vinyl cutter and heat press located in the King Library Incubator.

 

Clear Your Mind with Chair Yoga 

2:15 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor 

Chair Yoga is postures that are done while seated or standing and include breathing techniques that can benefit the mind and body. Take 15 minutes to clear your mind and recharge. Free foam earplugs for all attendees. 

 

Blow Off Steam in VR 

3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

MLK Library, 4th Floor KLEVR Lab

Sometimes the best way to de-stress is to get some visceral action.  Come try some intense action VR games in the KLEVR Lab and let all that pent up tension out!

 

Pozole Study Night

5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. 

Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom

Study hall and free testing materials. We ask that students commit to one hour of studying in order to get a warm bowl of Pozole. 

 

Thursday, December 12

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating 

10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. 

Wellness Lounge, located in the Student Wellness Center

Get in the spirit and join us for some gingerbread cookie decorating! #SJSUTreatYourselfWell

 


 

Tutoring Resources

Library Late Night Tutoring

Sunday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 4; 8:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.

Sunday, December 8 - Wednesday, December 11; 8:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.

Sunday, December 15 - Tuesday, December 16; 8:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.

MLK Library, 2nd Floor 

The MLK Library offers late night tutoring in the following subjects: Biology 10,30,31 / Chemistry 1A/B, 30A/B, Math 8 - 71 & Physics 50

 

Writing Center Tutoring

Tuesday, December 3 - Friday, December 6

Monday, December 9 - Thursday, December 12

Monday, December 16 - Tuesday, December 17 

Tutoring Appointments: MLK Library, 2nd Floor (M - Th, 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. & F, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.)

Drop-In Tutoring Sessions: Clark Hall 126 (M - Th, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.)

The Writing Center will be OPEN for tutoring throughout the final exam period! Visit sjsu.mywconline.com to schedule an appointment; we'll also be offering drop-in sessions in our Clark Hall location. 

 


 

Study Spaces 

Gender Equity Center 

Tuesday, December 3 - Friday, December 13; 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Monday, December 16 - Tuesday, December 17; 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Student Union, Main Floor   

Open study space, free test materials, and de-stress stations: puzzles, coloring, and treats!

 

PRIDE Center 

Tuesday, December 3 - Friday, December 13; 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Monday, December 16 - Tuesday, December 17; 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Student Union, Main Floor   

Open study space, free test materials, and de-stress stations: puzzles, coloring, and treats!

 

The RSC Studypalooza 

Tuesday, December 3 - Thursday, December 5; 9:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Monday, December 9 - Thursday, December 12; 9:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Student Services Center, Across from Peer Connections

Quiet study lounge open to all students, snacks provided!

 

Student Success Center Extended Study Hours

Wednesday, December 4 - Thursday, December 5; 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.  

Monday, December 9 - Tuesday, December 10; 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.  

Chicanx Latinx Student Success Center (Student Union 1340), African American Black Student Success Center (Student Union 1360), UndocuSpartan Resource Center (Clark Hall 100)

Need a space to study for finals in the evening? Our centers will be holding late hours for students looking for a space to study. Dinner will be served to students who dedicate an hour of studying. 

 

MLK Library Study Hours

Sunday, December 8 - Thursday, December 12; 24 Hours 

Friday, December 13; 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Saturday, December 14; 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Sunday, December 15 - Monday, December 16; 24 Hours 

Tuesday, December 17; 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. 

 

Student Union Finals Hours

Monday, December 9 - Saturday, December 14; 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 A.M. 

Sunday, December 15 - Tuesday, December 17; 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M. 

Wednesday, December 18 - Thursday, December 19; 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.   

Friday, December 20; 7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. 

 

Quiet Study Space in Student Wellness 

Wednesday, December 11 - Thursday, December 12; 9:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Friday, December 13; 9:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Monday, December 16; 9:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Student Wellness Center, Room 122

Join us at our quiet study space to help you prepare for your finals.  Bagels, coffee, juice, fruit, and snacks will be available all day. #SJSUTreatYourselfWell