First Year Finals Fest

First Year Finals Fest text with logos of three partnering groups (SciLearn, FUSS, Rlife)Residence Life (RLife), the First-Year Undergraduate Science Society (FUSS), Stay on Track, and SciLearn are collaboratively hosting the First Year Finals Fest, a series of events for U0 & U1 students in Science courses! Attend this series December 4-6 to prepare for a successful and healthy final assessment period! View information about each event below.

Monday - Therapy Dogs

Monday, December 4, 3:00-4:00 PM | University Hall
 Feeling stressed or burned out? Come meet the McGill Student Wellness Hub’s wonderful therapy dogs who are trained in providing you with comfort, stress relief, and companionship.

  • All are welcome, registration is not required.
  • University Hall is located at 3473 University Street. University Hall is only accessible by stairs, the space is not scent-free, and there are single-stalled, gender-inclusive washrooms. Vegan and gluten-free snack options will be provided.

Tuesday - Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

Tuesday, December 5, 3:00-4:30 PM | University Hall
Come give your brain a break from studying with a relaxing gingerbread decorating event! Socializing, music, and decorating for an hour, what could be better?
Bonus, you get to eat your creation!

Event Info:

  • There is a limit of 20 people for this event, so please arrive early to ensure you have a spot! 
  • University Hall is located at 3473 University Street. University Hall is only accessible by stairs, the space is not scent-free, and there are single-stalled, gender-inclusive washrooms. Vegan and gluten-free snack options will be provided.

Wednesday - Final Exam Study Session

Wednesday, December 6, 2:30-6:00 PM | Trottier Building 1090
Join us to study for all first-year Science courses! (Fans of the Peer Collab will know the deal.) Instructors, TAs and TEAM students will answer questions and offer guidance, and study snacks will be provided. Stay on Track and SciLearn team members will be present to support your learning.

Event info:

  • All are welcome and registration is not required.
  • The Trottier Building is located at 3630 rue University. Trottier is accessible by ramp on the ground floor via University Street and on the first floor via side (South) entrance. Room 1090 is on the main floor beside the Trottier cafeteria. View this map for further accessibility information.
  • Light food and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. (You're invited to bring your own water bottle/thermos!) The space will not be scent-free, and will be lit by fluorescent lighting.


Note from the Organizers: 
We are committed to making this event series as accessible as possible. Please email Kira Smith (kira.smith [at] mcgill.ca) with any questions, concerns, notes about accessibility needs and event inclusivity, etc. 

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