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It's the Finals Countdown

May 07, 2024 - 7:00am to May 17, 2024 - 9:45pm
University Library - Various Locations

It's the Finals Countdown

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

From May 7 through Finals Week, the Library will host a variety of activities to support your studies and your well-being.

EXTENDED HOURS! May 07, 2024 - May 16: 7:00am to 2:45am; May 17: 7am to 9:45pm

  • Build Your Own Finals Survival Kit (see schedule below): Go into finals week feeling prepared by creating your own Finals Survival kit: stickers, snacks, pencils, and more!
  • Mindful Origami: Folding papers and instructions will be provided; interrupt the overwhelm with this calming craft (May 8 & 9)
  • Graffiti Board: Main Floor of the Learning Commons. The good, the bad, and the in-between – tell us how finals are going on our graffiti board!
  • Stress-Less Coloring: During Library Open Hours Wednesday May 8 through Friday May 17

Scheduled Activities in the Library Lobby

Tuesday May 7

  • Press your STRESS - Button making 1:00pm to 4:00pm courtesy of the CMS
  • Goat Therapy 4:30 to 6:30 on the Bayramian Lawn (West of the Library Building).  Come meet Doc an Gizmo and destress!

Wednesday May 8

  • Origami - 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Build your own Finals Survival Kit 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Press your STRESS - Button making 2:00pm to 5:00pm courtesy of the CMS

Thursday May 9

  • Origami - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Build your own Finals Survival Kit 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Friday May 10

  • Build your own Finals Survival Kit 9:00am to 3:00pm
  • Mother's Day Card-Making Station

Saturday May 11-12

  • Mother's Day Card-Making Station

Monday May 13

  • Build your own Finals Survival Kit 9:00am to 3:00pm

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.

Good to Know

  • Study Tables with Chargers: Freudian Sip & Learning Commons, Main Floor; Quiet Study Lounge, 4th Floor East Wing 
  • 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, 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.

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