Stress Less Events

End of the semester projects, presentations and final exams can cause additional stress towards the end of the semester. De-stress with Stress Less Events! The Barnes Center at The Arch, in partnership with other University departments and offices, hosts stress-busting events to relieve stress and relax before final exams.

BREATHE at the Libraries

Take a moment to BREATHE! Enjoy some end-of-semester stress-relievers, snacks, and other activities to relax and unwind before finals week. Join Syracuse University Libraries and the Barnes Center on Tuesday, Dec. 3, and Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Bird Library from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Our Peer Educators will be there to answer questions and give fun and helpful end of the semester health tips.

Late Night at the Rink Stressbuster

De-stress at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion, the coolest spot on South Campus! Enjoy free hot chocolate, snacks, music prizes and more. Admission and skate rentals are free for SU and ESF students with a valid student I.D. Join us from 9 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 for some late-night, stress-relieving fun.

Orange After Dark Pancake Breakfast

Participate in stress-relieving activities just in time for finals – massages, face masks, photo opportunities, crafts, a movie screening of Home Alone and yummy food including pancakes, waffles and ice cream. Join Orange After Dark on Sunday, Dec. 8, in Goldstein Auditorium from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Our Peer Educators will be there to answer questions and give fun and helpful end of the semester health tips.

Dining Center Study Breaks

Starting Sunday, Dec. 8, you’re invited to join Food Services during late night Dining Center Study Breaks. Students with a meal plan may enjoy their favorite foods in the dining centers and Goldstein Dining from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

  • Sunday, Dec. 8: Breakfast Foods
  • Monday, Dec. 9: Grilled Cheese Bar
  • Tuesday, Dec. 10: Mac and Cheese Station
  • Wednesday, Dec. 11: Specialty Pizzas
  • Thursday, Dec. 12: Finger Foods