Rock Your Exams: Resources and Supports for Students


The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and that means we’re in the semester’s home stretch! Find a wide variety of supports to help bust stress, succeed academically and manage your well-being. Send our students good luck messages and study advice on social media using #GoodLuckGryphons!

Stress busters at the library

Take a study break April 4 to 19 in the library with:

  • Art, games and movies: Come to the library for a Friday afternoon filled with fun, hosted by Guelph
  • Snacks: hot chocolate with student athlete mentors, stress eating the nutritional way with the Student Nutrition Awareness Program, and cookies and milk with the Experiential Learning Hub
  • Therapy dog cuddles

Check out the full calendar of events for dates, times and registration details.

Get Free Treats and Eats with #GryphonGifts
When you’re in the study zone, it can be hard to break away and refuel. Have a snack delivered right to your on-campus study space! Watch @UofGAlumni on Instagram April 16 and 17 to request a treat. Read the Guelph Today story about #GryphonGifts.

Club activities on GryphLife

Students helping students during finals! Check out the listings on GryphLife for stress-busting activities from student clubs and programs.

And keep an eye out across campus for the Student Experience team! They’ll be dropping by different study spots to offer snacks and words of encouragement.

Information on supports and resources from the Undergraduate Academic Information Centre

Need some assistance with school work or getting through the end of the semester? The Undergraduate Academic Information Centre has a list of resources to help students with their academic success and their personal care.

Resources for well-being

U of G has ongoing programs and services to help you cope with stress and support your mental well-being. Check out our full list of:

  • Counselling services
  • Mental health resources
  • Healthy living programs

Find resources that will help you live well and learn well!

Work out your stress!

The Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre offers lots of classes and options to get you moving, help boost your mood and send stress packing.

Shine bright this exam season by stretching your mind and your muscles! Try out Glowga Yoga.

  • April 12 from 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Free event – Registration required
  • Bring your glow-in-the-dark wear and get a free glow stick

Give your brain a break and refresh your soul with a meditative walk through U of G’s portable labyrinth.

  • April 2, 9 and 16
  • No cost – goodies provided!

Remember to take care of yourself during exam season and look out for your friends, too. Bring them along with you to a stress buster!