Duck Away from Finals

Fall 2023 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.

Sep, 2023 - 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. To request a study space please submit this  Study with a Buddy - Fall Final Exams Form. Sponsored by the Career Center. 

Nov 28 - Dec 22

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! 

Dec 15 - Dec 22

SCW Library

DIY Air Plant Holder 

Come relax with clay modeling.  Choose an air plant and create an air plant holder such as a pinch pot for your new green friend. Email [email protected] to reserve a spot.  First come first serve while supplies last. Sponsored by Student Health Services. 

Tues, Dec 12, 1-3pm

Martha Bayard Hall Room 107

Meditation & Mindful Breathing

Join Liliana Delman, Director of Student Culture and Belonging, for an introduction to meditation practices and conscious breathing techniques. Immerse yourself in a peaceful atmosphere, rejuvenate your mind, and discover the transformative power of mindfulness for enhanced well-being.

Tues, Dec 12 & Dec 19, 5-6 pm

Intercultural Space (UCC 212)

De-Stress with CAPS

Enjoy snacks and arts and crafts in a relaxed environment with therapists from CAPS

Wed, Dec 13, 11-1pm

UCC Commons 2nd Floor

Dough-nut Worry, Be Happy!

Doughnut and coffee giveaway. A finals kickoff event! Sponsored by Graduate Student Life.  

Thu, Dec 14, Time TBD

Location TBD

Midnight Breakfast

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, Dec 14, 9:30pm - 12am

Pierce Dining Hall

Flow and Let-Go Yoga

Join the Student Wellness Peers for a peer-facilitated online yoga session from Asana Soul Practice. Limited mats supplied (BYO if you can!) 

Fri, Dec 15, 12pm

Skyline Lounge (Howe 4)

Jigsaw Puzzling

Duck away from finals and work on a jigsaw puzzle! Feel free to stop by or stay for a while. Sponsored by the Office of Student Culture and Belonging 

Fri, Dec 15, 1-2pm

Babbio Atrium

ASL Gameday

Take a break from studying and play some games that can help you some basic American Sign Language signs! Sponsored by the Office of Disability Services

Fri, Dec 15, 3-4pm

UCC 2nd Floor, Room 207

Coffee and Donut Break!

Start your day off right with a quick pick-me-up from your friends at CAPS (while supplies last) 

Mon, Dec 18, 9am

Babbio Atrium

DIY Essential Oil Sprays & Meditative Art - Mandalas 

Make an aromatherapy spray to help you relax, sleep, and meditate.  Meditative art will also be available. Drawing mandalas is relaxing and improves focus. Hang your work of art in your room or gift it for the holidays! Sponsored by Student Health Services.

Mon, Dec 18, 12-2pm

UCC 2nd Floor, Room 207

Color and Cocoa

Come to the UCC Student Commons to color Stevens themed coloring books and enjoy some hot cocoa and treats to destress from finals! Sponsored by Student Life. 

Tues, Dec 19, 2-5pm

UCC Commons, 2nd Floor

Mindfulness Meditation with Coach Arik

Halfway through finals? Find some inner peace with Coach Arik as he guides you through a mindfulness meditation session. Sponsored by Stevens Athletics.

Wed, Dec 20, 10-11am

Howe 104