Stress-less Week in the Library
December 7-11, 2015
Stress-less Week, the
library's popular series of events designed to help students relieve
stress before finals week, will return this December. Events take
place the week of December 7-11 and are free for all UMD students! This
semester's lineup includes:
Coffee with Champ
December 7, 8:30-10:00am, Library entrance
Get an early start on your studies by joining Champ for free coffee!
Massage & Blood Pressure Checks
monday & Tuesday
December 7, 1:00-3:00pm*, Library 2nd floor
December 8, 11:00am-1:00pm, Library 2nd floor
Unwind with a chair massage from RSOP's Nancy Schwerdt! UMD Health Services interns will also be on hand to check students' blood pressure and educate about the factors that influence blood pressure.
*blood pressure check from 1:00-2:00pm only
December 8, 8:00pm, Spin Room
Take a yoga break with the UMD Yoga Club and enter a raffle to win a free yoga mat! No previous yoga experience necessary, mats provided.
December 9, 11:00am-1:00pm, Library entrance
Get an energy boost with a free healthy smoothie! Sponsored by UMD Health Services.
W.A.R.M. (Wednesday Afternoon Relaxation & Meditation)
December 9, 12:00-1:00pm, Kirby Student Center 261
Drop in stress reduction sessions for students. Learn and practice a new technique each week in a comfortable and casual environment. Tea and snacks provided! Sponsored by UMD Health Services.
December 9, 1:00-3:00pm, Library first floor
Some of the zoo's smallest and cutest animals will provide a welcome distraction from studying.
Pet Away Worry & Stress (PAWS)
December 10, 11:00am–1:00pm, Kirby Lounge
Stop by and stress less with some lovable canines, cats and miniature horses! Representatives from Humane Educators and Animal Allies will be on campus with animals to play with, hold, and pet! Sponsored by Animal Allies, KUMD, Kathryn A. Martin Library, UMD Employee Wellness and Health Services. Volunteer support provided by SERVE.
December 11, 1:00-3:00pm, Library first floor
Make your own stress ball! Sponsored by UMD Health Services.
Coffee with Champ
December 11, 8:30-10:00am, Library entrance
Find that second wind after your week of dedicated studying. Champ will return to the library entrance to help distribute free coffee.
All week on the library first floor:
Board games and coloring: Take a break with a board game or some crayons!
Arts and crafts: Make a snowflake!
For more information about Stress-less Week, contact Kim Pittman (218-726-7829).