Therapy Dogs, Crafts, and Coffee Will Help Keep Exam Stress in Check

December 3, 2013

Need a way to keep perspective during exam week? Come build a gingerbread house or cuddle up with a therapy dog at one of UNC’s libraries.

Campus libraries will offer special exam-time diversions to lower your stress level. Extended hours will help you prepare for even the toughest final. Davis Library will stay open until 2 a.m. on most nights, and the Undergraduate Library will add additional overnight hours.

Below is the full schedule of special exam activities for Fall 2013. Good luck with finals, everyone!

Thursday, December 5

Therapy dogs:  11:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m., Park Library, 268 Carroll Hall (more information)
Therapy dogs:  2 – 3 p.m., Information and Library Science Library, Manning Hall
Winter Stories for children of all ages: 5 pm, Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Free coffee: 6 – 9:30 p.m., Music Library; 10 p.m. – midnight, Undergraduate Library

Friday, December 6

Craft Night:  8 – 10 p.m., 205 Undergraduate Library*
Free coffee: 6 – 9 p.m., Music Library

Sunday, December 8

Cookies and cider: 2 – 10 p.m., Sloane Art Library
Monday, December 9

Gingerbread house making: 8 – 10 p.m., 205 Undergraduate Library*

Wednesday, December 11

Therapy dogs:  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1 – 2 p.m., Health Sciences Library
An exhibit on therapy, service, emotional support and search and rescue dogs will be on display at the Health Sciences Library beginning the first week of December.
Therapy dogs: 11:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Park Library, 268 Carroll Hall (more information)
Meditation session with aromatherapy: 8 – 10 p.m., 205 Undergraduate Library*

* Denotes an official “Week of Balance” event, sponsored by the R.B. House Undergraduate Library and UNC student group Live Well.