De-stress for Success during finals week

massageStudents: 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.”

Activities in Hodges Library begin on Study Day, April 29. UT’s Student Assessment of Instruction System will host a free ice cream social from noon to 2 p.m.

Other events that begin on Study Day will continue throughout final exams (April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7).

Student Health Center staff will be on hand each day, from 10 a.m. to noon, to provide tips for healthful eating, better study habits, and handling stress.

Knoxville Massage Therapy Center therapists will give free chair massages in the Commons from 1 to 4 p.m., Monday, April 29, through Friday, May 3, and on Monday, May 6.

Everyone’s other favorite therapists — the HABIT (Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee) therapy dogs — will be on hand in the Mary E. Greer Room, 258 Hodges Library: noon to 2 p.m., Monday, April 29, through Friday, May 3; 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, through Thursday, May 2; and noon to 2 p.m., Monday, May 6.

HABIT dogs will visit Pendergrass Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine Library on Study Day, Monday, April 29, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Throughout the week, room 251 in Hodges Library will offer games, cartoons, and coloring books to help students relax and unwind. Pendergrass Library and the Music Library will both provide a craft table, outdoor games, and refreshments (while they last!).

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Chair Massages in the Commons, Hodges Library:

1-4 p.m., Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3
1-4 p.m., Monday, May 6

HABIT dogs in 258 Hodges Library:

Noon – 2 p.m., Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3
5-7 p.m., Monday, April 29 – Thursday, May 2
Noon – 2 p.m., Monday, May 6

HABIT dogs in Pendergrass Library:

11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, April 29


De-Stress for Success sponsors include the UT Libraries, the Student Success Center, Student Assessment of Instruction System, UT Parents Association, School of Information Sciences, and Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee.

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