The first day of exams is fast approaching! Exam season can be a challenging time to find balance. To help you prioritize self-care, check out study tips, activities and resources from across campus. Let’s do this! 

Find a full list of Stress Buster events by searching “stress busters” on

Check out this useful StressBusters Activity Book for exam prep advice, relaxation tips, puzzles and colouring pages. 

In-Person Activities


Follow these accounts for activities, resources and advice to get you through exam season.  

Academic resources to help you prep 

Get quick access to academic resources to help you finish the semester strong. The Undergraduate Academic Information Centre has a list of online resources to help students with their academic success, including tutoring and supported learning groups. Or speak to someone through live chat for help finding information and resources. 

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

They also have great advice on how to study effectively and more tips on getting ready for exams

Study space for off-campus students

Are you an off-campus student looking for an on-campus space to study? Join the Student Experience department in Peter Clark Hall (University Centre – Level 0) for a series of pop-up study rooms.  

All study room sessions will have an upper year Student Outreach Facilitator around who can answer questions about U of G (not your course content). Study snacks will be available to keep you energized through exam season. 

The five sessions include: 

  • Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
  • Dec. 2 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Dec. 5 from noon to 2 p.m. 
  • Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Dec. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. 

Missed a final exam or assignment?

If you miss an exam or final assignment due date because you’re sick, contact your Program Counselling Office. Your program counsellor can help determine what supporting documentation may be required.   

Need to talk?

When things get stressful or overwhelming, it helps having someone to talk to. Check out these free mental health resources for students.  

This exam season, be sure to take care of yourself and check-in with your friends, too. Good luck!