We know exams are stressful, and most of your time is spent studying. But studies show that taking breaks can in fact boost productivity, help you focus, and reduce stress.
The Healthy Living Annex and our partners are offering plenty of opportunities during exams to help you decompress!
Therapy Dogs - Healthy Living Annex, Brown 3100
You know them, you love them! Come by Suite 3100 in the Brown Building for therapeutic cuddles.
Friday December 6th: 11am - 1pm
Monday December 9th: 12pm - 1pm
Friday December 13th: 11am - 1pm
Friday December 20th: 11am - 1pm
Redpath Study Break - Redpath Research Commons Room A
Join SSMU and the HLA Peer Health Ambassadors for a study break during exams.
December 5th and 11th from 11:30am to 2pm
Meditation with MORSL - McLennan Library AMLF Basement Lounge
Free guided meditation, no matter what your experience level!
Thursday December 5th: 4pm - 5pm
Wednesday December 11th: 4pm - 5pm
Movies at the HLA - BYOBlanket - Healthy Living Annex Flex Space, Brown Building Suite 3100
Take a break from studying while you catch up on your favourite movies.
Monday December 9th through Friday December 13th, 8:30am - 4:30pm
McGill Art Hive Initiative Open House - Brown Building Room 3001
Decompress while you make art and nibble on snacks. All are welcome!
Friday December 6th: 12pm - 1:30pm
Exam De-stress & Sketch - McLennan Library Visual Storage Gallery, 4th Floor
Discover the art in the Visible Storage Gallery and sketch from original artworks, whether you're new to drawing or a seasoned artist!
Thursday December 12th: 4pm - 6pm
Tuesday December 17th: 4pm - 6pm
Relax and De-stress in the Mind Body Room - McGill Athletics Centre, Mind Body Room, B2 Floor
SSMU is offering students this open space for yoga, prayer, relaxation, or studying every weekday throughout exams!
Tuesday December 3rd through Friday December 20th: 1:30pm - 4pm
FREE Fitness Centre Access - McGill Athletics & Recreation, 475 Pine
All McGill students can access the fitness centre throughout exams, from Tuesday December 3rd through Sunday December 22nd.
Monday - Friday: 6:30am-10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am-8:30pm
Looking for exam care resources and events on the Macdonald Campus? Find them here!