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Reading Day and Finals Week Events

last day of classes | may 3

Black Family Reunion

4-6pm • Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center | 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

Free BBQ, music, and fun!

reading day | may 4

DeStress Fest Spring 2017 - Therapy Dogs and more at the UGL!

All Day • Undergraduate Library

Take a break from your finals Thursday, May 4 at the UGL from 2-4pm at the UGL with therapy dogs!

Also going on at the DeStress Fest will be coloring, arts and crafts, and a Counseling Center table. We will also host our usual “Midnight Madness” event, which is extended Research and Writing Consultations until midnight. After petting a therapy dog, stick around and see what other surprises might pop up!

Stay tuned for additional resources we’ll have during DeStress Fest. more about DeStress Fest Spring 2017

Other campus library therapy dog appearances:
Friday, May 5 (2-4pm): Grainger Library
Monday, May 8 (2-4pm): FUNK ACES Library

Rainbow Study Break!

All Day • LGBT Resource Center | Room 323 Illini Union
Lunch starting at 11am

Take a break or get some motivation from friends to get some good studying done for finals! Come and join us for some company and FREE FOOD (we know ya’ll like that) for a break! more about Rainbow Study Break

Reading Day @ KCPA

11am-4pm • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts | FREE

Raffle • Coloring • Study Tables • Charging Stations • Stretches and Yoga

Y Reading Day Picnic

Thursday, May 4 at Noon-1:30pm • University YMCA | 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

Come celebrate the end of another awesome academic year at the University YMCA! De-stress from finals, enjoy grilled burgers (and veggie burgers), and hang out with the Party Flamingo. more about the Y Reading Day Picnic

No need to bring a dish. Just show up with your appetite!

McKinley Stress Relief Packs (while supplies last)

Available at the Health Resource Centers at McKinley Health Center and the Illini Union

The packs are to encourage and remind students about the importance of self-care during this time when stress levels tend to be higher. Inside the packs are stress related info, snacks, coupons, gadgets, stress ball, etc. 

Reading Day Fun in the Sun at Campus Recreation

1-4pm • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) | FREE

FREE food, giveaways, and entertainment

finals week+ | may 5-15

Student Room Special at Illini Union Hotel  

April 30-May 11

Student Special for a great place to study for finals! $45/night (limite 1 person) or $80/night (limit 2 people), includes a $5 breakfast voucher. Call 333-1241 for a reservation.

Spurlock Study Break

May 5 & 6, 11am-3pm • Spurlock Museum | FREE

Craft Bar • Study Tables • Board Games * Stretches and Yoga

Therapy Dogs at Grainger and Funk ACES Library

Friday, May 5, 2-4pm • Grainger Library
Monday, May 8, 2-4pm • Funk ACES Library

Bowl Off Steam

May 7-12 • Illini Union Rec Room

Discounted prices on bowling and billiards during Finals Week. Stop by the Rec Room from 11:30am-11:30pm (M-Th), 11:30am-12:30am (Fri-Sat), and 2-11:30pm (Sun) and relieve some stress with bowling, billards, or gaming.

Fit for Finals

May 8-15 • ARC, MR1, and MR2
Sponsored by Campus Rec; Co-sponsored by McKinley Health Center

Trail Mix • 20 Minute Walk/Run • Guided Meditation • Smoothie Sample • 20-min of Intervals • 4-min Tabta Circuit. We have study spaces available throughout the ARC. MR1 and MR2 are quite and available for same day drop-in reservation. Reservations are made at the member services desk. more about Fit for Finals