Finals Week Resources

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 Spring 2022 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.

Nourish to Flourish Week

Take part in special programming the week before finals to help you rest, relax and prepare for your upcoming exams. Click the link above or follow us on Instagram to stay in the know about programming for the week.

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.

Campus Recreation

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 FREE classes during finals week via Zoom. See the details below!

Tuesday May 17th:

Yoga – Sports Center Room 109 – 12:30 – 1:25 pm

Embrace the New You (Life Skills) – Zoom (ID: 96992432601) – 3:00 – 3:55 pm

Wednesday May 18th:

Cardio Salsa – Sports Center Room 107A – 6:00 – 6:55 pm

Thursday May 19th:

Yoga – Sports Center Room 109 – 12:30 – 1:25 pm

Sunday May 22nd:

Krav Maga Self-Defense – Sports Center Room 107A – 3:00 – 4:15 pm

Stretch & Sound Healing – Sports Center Room 107A – 4:30 – 5:25 pm

Self-Care Yoga – BFC 108 – 5:30 – 6:25 pm

Monday, May 23rd:

Yoga – Sports Center Room 109 – 12:30 – 1:25 pm

Yoga – Sports Center Room 109 – 4:30 – 5:25 pm

Cardio Salsa – Sports Center Room 107A – 6:00 – 6:55 pm

 

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.