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It's the Finals Countdown Fall 2022

December 05, 2022 - 7:45am to December 20, 2022 - 4:45pm
University Library - Various Locations
It's the Finals Countdown

Don’t let Finals stress get you down. Whether you need a good place to study, help with research, or even a little break, CSUN University Library is here for you.

In December during Finals prep and Finals Week, the Library will host a variety of activities to support your studies and your well-being.

Open Earlier and Later

We have extended hours from December 9th through December 19th. See Library Hours for more information.

Good to Know

  • Freudian Sip & café tables with chargers – Main Floor, Lobby
  • Ask questions and get research help at the Reference Desk – Main Floor, Learning Commons.
  • Check out course materials from Course Reserves – Guest Services desk, Main Floor, Lobby (directly across Freudian Sip)
  • Individual and group study rooms can be reserved on LibCal. Same-day reservations are okay but study rooms can fill up fast.
  • Check out chargers, laptops, graphing calculators, and other devices from the Library Technology Services (LTS) desk – Main Floor, Learning Commons.
  • Use editing software and get multimedia support at the Creative Maker Studio – Main Floor, West Wing
  • Get writing support at the Learning Resource Center – 3rd Floor, East Wing
  • A variety of seating options on every floor, with two different noise policies depending on location: collaborative study or quiet study
  • Find a quiet place to focus and individual study spaces – 4th Floor and "The Quiet Study Lounge," 4th Floor, East Wing
  • For more research assistance from the Library, check out our online tutorials and subject guides or get in touch with a subject specialist.

Here to Help

Have a question? Ask a Librarian.

Stress-less Activities at the Library

Last Minute Research Clinic

Procrastination happens--we don’t judge. Drop-in on this research workshop with a Librarian to ask questions and get help finding resources. Two clinics offered:

  • Monday, Dec. 5, 4:30pm-6pm on Zoom (join Zoom ID
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6, 4:30pm-6pm, University Library, Lab A (Main floor, Learning Commons)

person writing on board

Graffiti Board

Monday December 12th through Tuesday December 20th on the Main Floor of the Learning Commons. The good, the bad, and the in-between – tell us how finals are going on our graffiti board!

Build Your Own Finals Survival Kit

Go into finals week feeling prepared by creating your own Finals Survival kit: stickers, snacks, pencils, and more!

Monopoly Man

Check-out Board Games

Board Games available at Guest Services

Take a break and play one of your favorite board games. Board games can be checked out at the Guest Services Desk in the lobby all week long.

Board Game and Tabletop Club: Finals DeStress Game Jam

CSUN Board Game Club members will be hosting board game study breaks. Stop by for a short game or spend a little more time to play a longer game as well!

VR Gaming

Need a more immersive escape? Bring your friends to the Creative Maker Space and take a turn in the VR room!

Relaxing Videos on the Media Wall

Stop by the ASRS Viewing Room, Main Floor, East Wing and catch some of our fun, cute, and relaxing videos.

Virtual Programming


Movies and TV

Find a movie or TV show to watch while you unwind!

Not finding what you want to watch at the Library? Watch free movies and TV shows with one of these ad-supported streaming services!