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As final exam week approaches, students may feel stressed or overwhelmed. But preparing for final exams doesn’t have to mean all-night study sessions in Jackson Library.  UNC Greensboro remains committed to supporting student health and success through a variety of virtual and safe, socially distanced in-person workshops and stress-relieving events, as well as helpful resources to get Spartans across the finish line: 

Time Management

Join the Academic Achievement Center to learn strategies for overcoming procrastination and end-of-semester burnout, prioritizing tasks, and effective planning to get you through finals. 

Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. – 11a.m., virtual event 

Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. -11 a.m., virtual event 

Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., virtual event 

Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., virtual event 

Test Preparation Techniques

Join the Academic Achievement Center to prepare for finals and get some last-minute advice about dealing with test-taking stressors.

Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., virtual event 

Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., virtual event 

Dec. 2 at 10 a.m – 11 a.m., virtual event 

Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., virtual event 

Study Strategies

Join the Academic Achievement Center to learn new approaches to studying, including how to practice engaged learning. 

Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. – 4:50 p.m., virtual event 

Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. – 5:50 p.m., virtual event 

Nov. 30 at 12 p.m. – 12:50 p.m., virtual event 

Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m., virtual event 

StressEDU 

Thursdays through Dec. 2, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., virtual event

Hosted by Student Health Services and led by Cecilia Barber, LCMHCA, this weekly virtual meeting offers education and support to manage stress. 

Distress Tolerance

Tuesdays, 12 -1 p.m., virtual event

Hosted by Student Health Services and led by Alice Franks, Psy.D, HSP-P, learn coping mechanisms to handle feeling overwhelmed. 

Pause in Play

Dec. 1, 3-6 p.m., EUC Cone Ballroom

Celebrate the last day of classes with retro video games, gaming stations, virtual reality games, a photo booth, and giveaways! 

Your First Year, Success Series: First Final Fest at LDOC

Dec. 1, 3-6 p.m., EUC Cone Ballroom, RSVP

Your First Year invites all first-year and transfer students to celebrate the end of their first semester! The celebration includes sweet treats, games, giveaways, music, and free exam kits for everyone in attendance. Various campus offices will be there to provide students with valuable information to help them be successful during finals and at the start of the spring semester. 

 
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