Duck Away from Finals

Spring 2024 Edition

What's the Duck?

When and Where?

Free Yoga and Meditation Classes at Asana Soul Practice

Take a moment to relax with Asana Soul Practice. You must register and reserve a spot in order to attend! Visit the registration page to sign up and learn more. Sponsored by the NJ Office of the Secretary of Higher Education.

Free through Aug, 2024

Hoboken Studio: 411 Jefferson St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

Jersey City Studio: 124 1st Street Jersey City, NJ 07302

Study with a Buddy

Reserve a quiet office in the career center for up to two-hours to study for final exams. Maximum two students per office. Coffee, water and snacks provided by the career center. Pre-register online using this link. Sponsored by the Career Center. 

Apr 25 - May 14, 9am-3pm

The Career Center, Howe 6th Floor

Stress Less with the Samuel C. Williams Library

The staff of the Samuel C. Williams Library and our pets are here to provide a stellar array of services to support you during finals! Visit the library's stress-less page to learn about library pet messages, activity tables, the stress-less guide and more! 

May 3 - May 14

SCW Library

Star Wars Day: This is the May

Celebrate all things Star Wars before Finals with treats and laser tag! May the Force be with you! Sponsored by Undergrad Student Life.

Fri, May 3, 4-8pm

Bissinger Room, Howe 4th Floor

Therapy Dogs and Pizza!

Interact with therapy dogs to help de-stress and help yourself to a slice of pizza. Sponsored by CAPS and APO.

Mon, May 6, 12:00-1:30pm

Babbio Atrium

Create Your Own Coaster

In the midst of everything going on Finals Week, come take a break and make your own coaster! It'll go perfect with your favorite drink while studying :) Sponsored by the Office of Disability Services.

Mon, May 6, 1:30-3:30pm

Howe Rm 303 (Fielding)

Disc Golf, Cornhole and Spikeball!

Join us for 9 holes of disc golf, spikeball, and cornhole on DeBaun field! Stop by any time between 3:30-5:30pm to take a break from finals and enjoy some time outside with your peers!

Mon, May 6, 3:30-5:30pm

DeBaun Field

Study Break Coloring

Take a coloring break with the Wellness Peer Educators!

Mon, May 6, 5-7pm

Great Hall, Library

Guided Meditation 

Join the Wellness Peer Educators for a 30 minute live-stream guided meditation led by our friends at Asana Soul Practice. 

Mon, May 6, 8-9pm

Babbio, Room 203

DIY Painted Pots with Succulents

Time to get creative! Paint a pot and choose a succulent to adorn your beautiful creation. While supplies last! Sponsored by Student Health Services.

Tues, May 7, 1-3 pm

Martha Bayard 104

Sweet Escape: Decorate a Cupcake

Take a break from finals with a sweet delight! Stop by and decorate your own cupcake. While supplies last. Sponsored by Graduate Student Life.

Wed, May 8, 1-3pm


Duck Decorating and Art Clearout

Join us for arts and crafts as we clear out our supply closet! Decorate ducks, create modge podge art, or grab the last few paint by numbers canvases. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Student Culture and Belonging.  

Wed, May 8, 3-4:30pm

UCC Student Comments (2nd Fl)

The Duck Den

Come hang out with the staff of Student Life! We will have board games. card games, music, and light refreshments. A place to chill out and lounge!

Thu, May 9, 12-4pm

UCC Student Commons (2nd Fl)

Sparkle & Serenity: Snow Globe Crafting

Join us for an afternoon of crafting and relaxation as we guide you through the process of creating your own personalized snow globe. From selecting miniature figurines to choosing glitter and decorations, you'll have the opportunity to design a unique snow globe that reflects your personality and style. Sponsored by the Office of Residential Education.

Thu, May 9, 2-4pm

UCC Gallery (1st Fl)

Breakfast After Dark

The tradition continues! Fuel up for finals with tasty treats served up by some of your biggest staff, faculty and administration fans! Sponsored by the Office of Residential Education and the Office of Residential and Dining Services

Thu, May 9, 9:00-11:30pm

Pierce Dining Hall

Pause for Paws

The best source of comfort comes from a 4-legged friend! Join GSL and CAPS for a therapy dog session. A little cuddle with our furry friends goes a long way!

Fri, May 10, 2:00-4:00pm

Babbio Atrium

Coffee and Chat with CAPS

Enjoy a cup with your friend from CAPS!

Mon, May 13, 10:00am-12:00pm

UCC Commons (2nd Flr)