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


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

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
  • 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!