Manage Your Exams Like a Boss – Stress Busters and Success Tips

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We’re in the home stretch of the fall semester! Manage your exams like a boss this December with support from your U of G community. Share your own tips for exam success on social media with #UofGStressBusters.

Stress busters for study success

We’ve got your back! Stress buster activities are planned across campus to help you take a break and take a breath during study sessions.

Watch for activities like:Exam Stress Busters Logo

Find a full list of activities on GryphLife at uoguel.ph/StressBuster.

Academic resources to help you prep

No matter what type of exam you’re sitting, the library’s Learning Commons has strategies to help! Choose from tips for:

They also have great tips for how to study effectively!

Get quick access to academic resources to help you finish the semester strong. The Undergraduate Academic Information Centre has a list of resources to help students with their academic success, including tutoring and supported learning groups.

Missed a final exam?

If you miss a final exam due to illness, contact your Program Counsellor to submit documentation along with a Request for Academic Consideration.

Need to talk?

Being able to talk things through can help you cope with exam-related stress. Check out these free mental health resources for students.

  • Counselling Services: Individual and group counselling for students
    JT Powell Building – how to find the JT Powell Building
    Drop-in sessions Monday to Friday – 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Student Wellness Navigators: Service for students who have concerns about their mental health and don’t know where to go next
    JT Powell Building
    Drop-in sessions Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Student Support Network: Confidential peer-to-peer support
    JT Powell Building, Room 1149
    Drop-in sessions Monday to Friday – noon to 8 p.m.
  • Here 24/7: Local mental health and crisis phone line
    Available 24/7
    1-844-437-3247
  • Crisis Text Line: text-based mental health support
    Available 24/7
    Text “UofG” to 686868 to start a conversation

Be sure to take care of yourself during exam season and look out for your friends, too. Remember, you got this!