We know finals week can be a stressful time! That’s why we’ve prepared a toolkit for you with a bunch of great information for helping you be the most successful you can be as you prepare for finals and finishing the year on a high note. We’ll be thinking creatively about how to bring less-stress your way for Fall 2020 in a remote format. Check back here as we get closer to finals week!
We are here to support you and help you find the tools and resources you need to be your most healthy and successful self.
Finals Week Schedule
Your complete list of the finals week exam schedule, study days, and computer lab hours.
Study Spaces and Library Hours
Are you looking for a productive (quiet, collaborative, open-late) place to study? Copley Library is open to current USD students for individual quiet study by reservation only. Check out the link above to learn how to make a reservation and agree to Copley Library’s COVID-19 Guidelines.
Improve your Study Skills
Are you looking for some resources for making the most of your study time? Check out these helpful strategies for enhancing the way you approach your study sessions.
Stress Management Tips
Stress is your body’s way of reacting to the demands of daily life. Both good and bad experiences can cause stress, and we all react to it differently. We know college can be stressful but we are here to support you during your time at USD. Take a few minutes to review our information on stress to make sure that you have positive coping strategies for managing yours.
Test Taking Skills
When it comes time to take a test, it is not unusual to feel overwhelmed and even anxious. We have put together some tips to help you navigate different styles of tests and strategies for tackling exams so you can be your most successful!
Time Management Tools
Did you know that developing systems of organization and time management can greatly reduce your stress levels and increase your productivity? Learn more about managing your time effectively.
Exercise and physical movement is an important way to relieve stress! Try this November AT-HOME WORKOUT from Campus Recreation (you can Google any movements you don’t know!) or visit the Campus Recreation website for virtual fitness options!
Campus Recreation will also be hosting a series of yoga classes during finals week via Zoom. See the details below!
Yoga Strength and Flexibility – Monday, November 16, 7:00-8:20pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 913 6468 3417
Yoga Fusion – Tuesday, November 17, 12:45-1:40pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 935 3344 9261
Yoga Power Fusion – Wednesday, November 18, 7:00-7:45pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 971 1776 2689