Stressed? Let us help!

Stressed? Let us help!

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Finals Week Stress Relief Events
June 5-10, 2014!

Stress Relief Corners:

Study Break Fun Corner:
Need a break? Take a load off and release your inner child! You can find games ranging from Jenga to outdoor frisbee & crafts and coloring in the Orbach & Rivera Lobbies.

Quiet Computer Lab:
Do you need a quiet place to finish up your last minute paper or project? If so, check out our Quiet Computer Lab in Orbach room 122.

 After Hours Gaming Room:
Visit our Gaming Room for a quick fix, PS2 & games included! Feel free to bring your own PS2 games! Visit Orbach room 147 from midnight-8am.

Stress Relief Events:


Thursday, June 5th: Writing Workshop
Have a paper to write and not sure how to start? Have a draft and want to improve it? Come to a writing workshop! Writing support specialists from the Academic Resource Center (ARC) will be at the Orbach Science Library to present writing workshops from 2pm-3pm & 3pm-4pm in room 240. They’ll provide useful tips on writing, structure, etc., and get you on the right track to a great paper.

Therapy DogThursday, June 5th: Therapy Dog
De-stress before finals week by visiting with Ariel the therapy dog! She will be hanging out in the Orbach Lobby from 7pm-8pm and would love to make some new friends.


Friday, June 6th: StressBusters
The Counseling Center's StressBusters Peer Educators will be in the Orbach Lobby with games and time management tips. They'll also be providing bio feedback demonstrations that can help you learn how to better cope with stress. Come check it out in the Orbach Lobby from 6pm-8pm and gear up for the week ahead.

Saturday, June 7th: Outdoor Play Day
Have you been stuck inside studying? Get outside and move a bit! We’ll have a bucket in the Orbach Lobby from 8am-8pm with Frisbees and balls so you can go enjoy the sunshine.


 Sunday, June 8th: VIP Study Rooms
Get the VIP treatment!
VIP Study Room Giveaway for Finals Week in the Rivera and Orbach Libraries! Winners will receive a study room for June 8th: 1pm-8pm with a gift basket of treats waiting.To be entered: LIKE the UC Riverside Libraries Facebook Page, LIKE & comment on the VIP Study Room Giveaway post. Winners will be randomly selected Friday, June 6th.

Sunday, June 8th: Origami
Come hang out with the UCR Origami Club in the Orbach Lobby from 2pm-4pm! Try out the relaxing art of Japanese paper folding, and take away your own creation! Paper will be provided.


Therapy DogMonday, June 9th: Therapy Dog
Start finals week off right by spending some time with the adorable Ariel! Our favorite therapy dog will be back for a second visit, this time in the Rivera Lobby from 3pm-4pm. Stop by and say hello; she loves meeting new people!

Monday, June 9th: Coffee & Snack Break
Fuel up with some free coffee or tea to get you through the night. Drinks and snacks will be available in the Orbach Lobby at 9:30pm (while supplies last).


 Tuesday, June 10th: Massage Therapy
Stressed and achy from too much studying? Come get a free neck and shoulder massage to help you mentally and physically relax. Massage therapists will be in the Orbach Lobby from 2pm-4pm ready to help you unwind.

Last modified: 6/2/2014 10:08 AM by E. Hankins

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