Winter Break Hours at the Music Library

The George F. DeVine Music Library will be open on December 13, 2012 from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Beginning December 14th, the Music Library will observe the following Winter Break hours:

  • December 14, 2012 – January 8, 2013, Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday & Sunday Closed
  • December 24, 2012 – December 28, 2012 Closed
  • January 1, 2013 Closed

We wish everyone throughout the UT campus a Joyous Christmas & Holiday Season!

De-Stress for Success during Finals Week

ChairMassages2Students: take a well-deserved break from final exams, refresh and recharge at the Library! The UT Libraries will once again offer finals week activities to help students De-Stress for Success.

Begin with a “Chill Out Study Break.” UT’s Student Assessment of Instruction System will offer free popsicles from noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 5, in the Commons, 2nd floor, Hodges Library.

Follow up with a free chair massage. Staff from the Knoxville Massage Therapy Center will give free massages in the Commons from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 5-7, and Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 10-12.

Throughout Finals week, room 251 in Hodges Library will be stocked with games, comics, and sketch pads to help students relax and unwind. The Student Health Center will be on hand (10 a.m. to noon, Mon., Dec. 5; and noon to 2 p.m., Dec. 6-7 and 10-12) to offer information on proper eating and study habits during the stressful exam period.

The Music Library and the Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine Library will offer refreshments to their patrons.

HABITdogs1And watch for HABIT (Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee) therapy dogs! They’ll be visiting both Hodges Library and the School of Information Sciences.

HABIT dogs will be in 258 Hodges Library:

Thurs., Dec. 6 — 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 7 — noon – 2:00 p.m.; 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 10 — noon – 2:00 p.m.; 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 11 — 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 12 — noon – 2:00 p.m.; 5:00-7:00 p.m.

HABIT dogs will be in the Scripps Lounge, 402 Communications Bldg.:

Thurs., Dec. 6 — 10:00 a.m. – noon; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 7 — 10:00 a.m. – noon; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 10 — 10:00 a.m. – noon; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 11 — 10:00 a.m. – noon; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.


De-Stress for Success sponsors include the UT Libraries, the Student Success Center, UT Parents Association, Office of Alumni Affairs, Student Government Association, Graduate Student Senate, and School of Information Sciences.