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De-Stress December 2017 is here!

Dec. 1 - Dec. 15

De-Stress December is a campus-wide initiative coordinated by the Office of the Dean of Students and is aimed at providing interesting, fun and stress-reducing activities for students as they prepare for and make their way through finals.

The goals of De-Stress December are:

  • To provide fun, interactive programming for our students
  • To help reduce the high levels of stress associated with final exams
  • To help students cope with and channel their stress in productive ways
  • To increase students' awareness of resources available to help them end the semester successfully, and
  • To see our students happy!

More events are being added all the time, so be sure to check back regularly for the most up-to-date listing of de-stress events!


A MENTAL HEALTH NOTE FROM THE UNIVERSITY COUNSELING CENTER:

Feeling in distress or in crisis and need to talk to a counselor after business hours? The University Counseling Center now offers after-hours phone counseling.

Call 607-777-2772 and press 2 to be immediately connected to a licensed mental health counselor. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 or the police, or go to your nearest emergency room.


LOOKING FOR A QUIET STUDY LOCATION? CHECK OUT #STUDYBING:

The Office of the Dean of Students office has coordinated Extended Study Locations and Hours, as well as food options and study tips now through Finals Week.
Details on locations and hours can be found at our website. Also included on the webpage is a Google Calendar that contains all the campus and University Downtown Center dates and extended hours.


 

Friday, December 1

Operation gratitude
Noon - 2 p.m.
UU-Fleishman Center
Karoline Kaon, kkaon@binghamton.edu
The military is one of the largest employers in the U.S. Many of our military personnel spend the holidays away from their friends and family. Let's bring Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's spirit to our troops overseas. Stop by the Fleishman Center to write a card for our active-duty military and enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee, hot chocolate or tea. Expressing gratitude can improve your sense of well-being and you will brighten up someone's day.

 International coffee hour
3:30 - 5 p.m.
UU-Old Union Hall
Linda Torricelli, International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), ltorrice@binghamton.edu
Good company! Complimentary refreshments! Relax at this month's International coffee hour, 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Old Union Hall. This month's sponsor is the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science. December coffee hour participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the sponsor while mingling with both international and domestic students. There will be games, prizes, interactive activities and complimentary coffee and snacks! Participants are also invited to celebrate students who are completing their studies this semester. Congratulations to the class of 2017!

De-stress treats: Complimentary whole fruit
5 - 8 p.m.
Appalachian Dining Center
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Saturday, December 2

Basketball doubleheader - Women vs. Yale at noon and Men vs. Colgate at 2 p.m.
Noon and 2 p.m.
Events Center
Erin Moore, emmoore@binghamton.edu
Come cheer on your Bearcats! Undergrads free with BingU ID!

De-stress treats: Complimentary small or medium drip coffee
2 - 5 p.m.
Jazzman's Library Tower
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Sunday, December 3

De-stress treats: Complimentary small or medium drip coffee
2 - 5 p.m.
Jazzman's Library Tower
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Monday, December 4

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

De-stress with economics brain stress ball and cookies
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LT-909, 911, 912
Ginny Stever, Economics Department, vstever@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2571
Green de-stress balls in the shape of brains will be available as well as homemade cookies. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come early and de-stress with economics.

Yogalicious
9:40 a.m., 10:50 a.m., noon
UU-Old Union Hall
Alexa Schmidt, Dining Services (BUDS) and Health and Wellness Studies, aschmidt@budining.com
Each program will begin with a few balanced eating tips followed by a yoga flow practice. We will end with a DIY balanced snack to go! Bring a yoga mat.

Cards for community cheer
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
UU-137 (Center for Civic Engagement)
Courtney Woolever, cwooleve@binghamton.edu
Come write a card out to children, service members, nursing home residents and more! Destress and be creative with the Center for Civic Engagement by giving back to our community.

De-stress December MHOPE tabling
12 – 4 p.m.
UU-Tillman Lobby / MarketPlace
Samantha Kipp, MHOPE, skipp1@binghamton.edu
We will give students the chance to color and be able to send their creation to a friend on campus. They will get resources for mental health while doing so!

Stress-free splatter painting
2 - 3 p.m.
Location TBD
Shivani Tambi, Brian Shwartz
Take a break from studying or thinking about studying to come splatter some paint on canvases! You can take your creation home afterwards, too. Refreshments will also be available.

Free billiards at the UU!
3 - 11:30 p.m.
University Union Games Area
Carl Darling, cdarlin@binghamton.edu
Take some time off from studying to unwind with friends over a game of billiards in the University Union Undergrounds. All billiards games during this time will be free of charge to students!

Free snacks and coffee
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
UDC Library
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
Take a study break and enjoy free snacks, coffee and tea, courtesy of your libraries!

De-stress treats: Complimentary cookie, granola bar or whole fruit
5 p.m.
All residence halls
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Origami night
7 - 11 p.m.
Appalachian G-02, STEAM room makerspace
steam@binghamton.edu
Check out the STEAM room makerspace and join the STEAM Specialists in making different origami crafts. All materials will be provided. Come explore the new makerspace available to students in the lower level of Appalachian Dining Hall (Room G02). This new space is equipped with sewing machines, 3-D programming software, circuits, jewelry, etc. to give students a broad range of materials to create and innovate!

Tuesday, December 5

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

De-stress with economics brain stress ball and cookies
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LT-909, 911, 912
Ginny Stever, Economics Department, vstever@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2571
Green de-stress balls in the shape of brains will be available as well as homemade cookies. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come early and de-stress with economics.

Free billiards at the UU!
3 - 11:30 p.m.
University Union Games Area
Carl Darling, cdarlin@binghamton.edu
Take some time off from studying to unwind with friends over a game of billiards in the University Union Undergrounds. All billiards games during this time will be free of charge to students!

Puppy petting hour
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Health Promotion, third floor, Old O'Connor
Linda Reynolds, Athletics, and Health Promotion and Prevention Services, lreynolds@binghamton.edu
Classes stressing you out? Need a few minutes of distraction from all you have going on? Join members of the Health Promotion and Prevention and Athletics staffs for a puppy petting hour. Relax with our favorite furry friends while enjoying some hot chocolate and cookies. Stop by the third floor of Old O'Connor for a tail-wagging good time.

Chair massage
4 - 6 p.m.
UDC Library
Emily Beston, University Libraries
De-stress with a free massage, courtesy of your libraries!

Zen Den
5 - 7 p.m.
UU-102
Charity Corman, REACH and Health Promotion and Prevention Services, ccorman@binghamton.edu
Zen Den will be a place where students can come and relax, participate in activities, take home goodie bags and learn how to manage their stress during finals week.

De-stress treats: Complimentary novelty ice cream
5 - 8 p.m.
CIW Dining Hall
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Destress with the Latino Greek Council
6 – 7:30 p.m.
UU-Old Union Hall
Johanna Figari, jfigari1@binghamton.edu
We will be having various stations for people to visit that include destressing activities like making your own slime, stress balls, coloring and playing video/board games. There will also be hot chocolate offered at the event, followed by a table with mental health awareness information.

Paint n' sip hot cocoa
7 - 11 p.m.
Appalachian G02, STEAM room makerspace
steam@binghamton.edu
Warm up your hands with some hot cocoa and allow yourself to destress as STEAM Specialists walk you through how to paint canvas art! All materials will be provided.
Come explore the new makerspace available to students in the lower level of Appalachian Dining Hall (Room G02). This new space is equipped with sewing machines, 3-D programming software, circuits, jewelry, etc. to give students a broad range of materials to create and innovate!

Wednesday, December 6

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

De-stress with economics brain stress ball and cookies
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LT-909, 911, 912
Ginny Stever, Economics Department, vstever@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2571
Green de-stress balls in the shape of brains will be available as well as homemade cookies. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come early and de-stress with economics.

De-stress and decorate
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
AA-142
Molly Babcock, SOM Academic Advising, mbabcock@binghamton.edu
Stressed? ...Come join us for cookies, hot cocoa and holiday window decorating.

Free billiards at the UU!
3 - 11:30 p.m.
University Union Games Area
Carl Darling, cdarlin@binghamton.edu
Take some time off from studying to unwind with friends over a game of billiards in the University Union undergrounds. All billiards games during this time will be free of charge to students!

#FitForFinals: Free step aerobics
4:30 p.m.
EG-24
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
Whether you are an experienced "stepper" or trying it for the first time, come get motivated by the music, have fun with the group and sweat like never before. This beginner-level class is easy to follow and fun. It's a great way to shape your legs, stimulate your mind and gain cardiovascular benefits all at once. Students can register by emailing camprec@binghamton.edu, while faculty and staff can register through UCTD.

Trap karaoke
5 – 7:30 p.m.
UU-Undergrounds
Tanyah Barnes, Multicultural Resource Center, tbarnes@binghamton.edu
"Raindrops, Drop top..." Do you know the rest of the song? Come de-stress before finals and show the Binghamton University community why you shouldn't have been left off of "Bad and Bougie," along with several other songs surfacing the Trap community. There will be food and great vibes! Brought to you by the Multicultural Resource Center, Binghamton Chapter of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Men of Color Scholastic Society, Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program (JUMP) and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

Men's basketball vs. Army
7 p.m.
Events Center
Erin Moore, Athletics, emmoore@binghamton.edu
Undergrads free with BingU ID! Let's go Bearcats!

Fabric ornaments and candy cane reindeer
7 - 11 p.m.
Appalachian G02, STEAM room makerspace
steam@binghamton.edu
Make a cute candy-cane reindeer or fabric ornament with the STEAM Room's high-tech sewing machines! No sewing experience necessary and all materials will be provided.
Come explore the new makerspace available to students in the lower level of Appalachian Dining Hall (Room G02). This new space is equipped with sewing machines, 3-D programming software, circuits, jewelry, etc. to give students a broad range of materials to create and innovate!

De-stress December decorating
7:30 – 9 p.m.
CIW Commons
Sydney Maiman, CIW Academic Vice President, smaiman1@binghamton.edu
Now that it's finally December, get in the holiday spirit with some free DIY decorations. Stressed about finals? Need to unwind? Can't find time to go to the store and buy holiday decorations for your dorm room? Come down to the CIW Commons from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, to make some holiday decorations and destress before finals! All materials will be provided and there will be free hot chocolate!

De-stress with the Gammas
8 – 10 p.m.
UU-120
Akua Adusei, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc., aadusei1@binghamton.edu
In collaboration with the campus Meditation Club, the sisters of Sigma Lambda Gamma are spearheading a night of relaxation and de-stressing. There will be DIY face masks and lip scrubs following a 30-minute meditation.

Thursday, December 7

De-stress with economics brain stress ball and cookies
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LT-909, 911, 912
Ginny Stever, Economics Department, vstever@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2571
Green de-stress balls in the shape of brains will be available as well as homemade cookies. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come early and de-stress with economics.

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

De-stress fest
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
University Bookstore
Heather Sheffer, sm738@bncollege.com
Free food, prizes, chair massages, giveaways and much more.

De-stress December MHOPE tabling
12 – 4 p.m.
UU-Tillman Lobby / MarketPlace
Samantha Kipp, MHOPE, skipp1@binghamton.edu
We will give students the chance to color and be able to send their creation to a friend on campus. They will get resources for mental health while doing so!

Pet-a-pooch
3 – 4:45 p.m.
Spine near UUW
Cindy Blackman, Residential Life, blackman@binghamton.edu
Come de-stress and pet a pooch! We're bringing our fuzzy friends in to help you prepare for finals. Word is, they're good luck! Come meet Bear, Peanut, Laffy, Mocha, Baxter, Sadie, Bandit, Meleni, Magic, Jake, Mo'ka, Monster and more! You're welcome.

Stress balls with the CARE team
4 – 5 p.m.
UUW-205
Taumi Kalcich, Office of the Dean of Students, tmiller@binghamton.edu
Members from the CARE Team will be passing out stress balls to students.

Free snacks and coffee
4 – 6 p.m.
Science Library
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
Take a study break and enjoy free snacks, coffee, tea and cocoa, courtesy of your libraries!

#FitForFinals: Free study break spin class
4:30 p.m.
EG-22
Campus Recreation, exercise@binghamton.edu
Sweat out your stress on a bike! Forget about your classes and finals for an hour – get lost in the music, have fun with the group vibe and sweat like never before. Register by emailing exercise@binghamton.edu or stop by the FitSpace desk.

De-stress treats: Complimentary 24oz fountain beverage
5 - 8 p.m.
MarketPlace
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

De-stress with DIY face masks
6 p.m.
UU-102
We Speak BU, wespeak@binghamtonsa.org
Join WE SPEAK BU for a fun, stress-relieving session of DIY masks. Fill up a mason jar with natural and calming ingredients that will help you relax for finals week!

Holiday Crafts
6 - 7:30 p.m.
LS-G500, MRC Lounge
Tanyah Barnes, Multicultural Resource Center, tbarnes@binghamton.edu
Take a break from final exam studying and join Multicultural Resource Center, Lambda Theta Alpha and National Society of Leadership and Success for Holiday crafts and Unity Tree Lighting to benefit St. Jude. Destress while enjoying holiday refreshments and making ornaments and holiday cards!

Handmade holiday cards
7 – 11 p.m.
Appalachian G02, STEAM room makerspace
steam@binghamton.edu
Make a punny or sentimental card for those who you want to show some gratitude towards this holiday season! All materials will be provided. Come explore the new makerspace available to students in the lower level of Appalachian Dining Hall (Room G02). This new space is equipped with sewing machines, 3-D programming software, circuits, jewelry, etc. to give students a broad range of materials to create and innovate!

MRC presents reel throwback cinema: Annie
8 p.m.
LS-G500, MRC Lounge
Tanyah Barnes, Multicultural Resource Center, tbarnes@binghamton.edu
Come destress with the Multicultural Resource Center at Reel Throwback Cinema, our new movie series aimed at showcasing classic films that have had a deep cultural impact. Our final fall Reel Throwback Cinema showcase will feature Annie, a contemporary adaptation of the 1977 Broadway musical starting Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz and Quvenzhané Wallis. The event is free; popcorn and other refreshments will be served.

Friday, December 8

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

De-stress with economics brain stress ball and cookies
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LT-909, 911, 912
Ginny Stever, Economics Department, vstever@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2571
Green de-stress balls in the shape of brains will be available as well as homemade cookies. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Come early and de-stress with economics.

De-stress December MHOPE tabling
12 – 4 p.m.
UU-Tillman Lobby / MarketPlace
Samantha Kipp, MHOPE, skipp1@binghamton.edu
We will give students the chance to color and be able to send their creation to a friend on campus. They will get resources for mental health while doing so!

Make your own stress balls
1 – 2 p.m.
Glenn G. Bartle Library
Brian Schwartz, Dean's Team, bschwa12@binghamton.edu
Come on down to de-stress with Dean's Team and make some stress balls to help you through finals week! Good music and good food will also be provided.

#FitForFinals: Free chair massage
1:30 - 3 p.m.
Rec Center Wellness Suite
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu

Destress for finals week
2 – 4 p.m.
Hillside Commons
Nicole Riley, Apartments Residential Life Staff, nriley@binghamton.edu
Come out for some snacks and crafts as we celebrate the end of the year and gear up for finals!

#FitForFinals: Free log rolling
3 - 5 p.m.
EG-Pool
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
How long can you stay on the log? Come down to the pool for a unique workout that focuses on core strength, balance and fun! Try your best to balance yourself on our synthetic log. After a quick orientation to the log, we will have you off and rolling.

Animal adventure: Zoo to you
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Glenn G. Bartle Library Entrance
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
Join us for a fun petting zoo of fur-covered animals and scale-covered creatures, courtesy of your libraries!

Health and De-stress Fair
3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
UU-Mandela Room
Kester Francis, Pre-Medical Association, kfranci5@binghamton.edu
Remember to stay healthy as you de-stress! Stop by the Mandela Room between 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. to engage with organizations dedicated to promote healthy living in all aspects. Every hour there will be a chance to win a gift basket! There will also be activities and demos at each table, free refreshments, therapy dogs and a cameo from Baxter!

De-stress ice cream social
4 – 5 p.m.
App-111
Alex Almonte, Discovery Program, discovda@binghamton.edu
Come eat your finals troubles away with an ice cream sundae bar while chatting with Discovery Advisors about dealing with finals and end-of-the-year stress!

Picture frame gift workshop
7 – 11 p.m.
Appalachian G02, STEAM room makerspace
steam@binghamton.edu
De-stress before finals and make a present for someone you love (or like like)! Come to the STEAM room to decorate picture frames and print out photos to go inside them (and you can also wrap it if you plan to give it as a gift). All materials will be provided. Come explore the new makerspace available to students in the lower level of Appalachian Dining Hall (Room G02). This new space is equipped with sewing machines, 3-D programming software, circuits, jewelry, etc. to give students a broad range of materials to create and innovate!

Saturday, December 9

#FitForFinals: Free zumba
4:30 p.m.
EG-106
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
Ditch the workout, join the party! You'll be sure to smile during this hour of cardio dancing to Latin and world rhythms.

De-stress treats: Complimentary small or medium drip coffee
5 - 8 p.m.
Starbucks (Hinman)
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Sunday, December 10

Women's basketball vs. NJIT
2 p.m.
Events Center
Erin Moore, Athletics, emmoore@binghamton.edu
Undergrads free with BingU ID! Let's go Bearcats!

#FitForFinals: Free kripalu yoga
4:30 p.m.
EG-106
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
A form of Hatha yoga, Kripalu yoga teaches that the body is the center of your being, and so you must learn from, as well as learn to accept, your body as your best teacher. This idea of self-empowerment and believing in yourself and in your body is what makes Kripalu Yoga so transformative, to beginners and regular yoga practitioners alike.

De-stress treats: Complimentary small or medium drip coffee
5 - 8 p.m.
Starbucks (Hinman)
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Monday, December 11

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

Decker School of Nursing hot chocolate and coffee bar
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
AB114
Mikala King, Decker School of Nursing, mking@binghamton.edu
The Decker School of Nursing welcomes all nursing students, faculty and staff to stop by the Student Services Office (AB-114) to make a cup of hot cocoa or coffee. Pick your flavor, top it with all your favorites and take it with you to enjoy and unwind during this busy and sometimes stressful time of year!

De-stress with childhood favorites
1 - 4 p.m.
Old Champlain 110
Julia Lucia, Harpur College Academic Advising, luciaj@binghamton.edu
Stop in to Harpur College Academic Advising to de-stress with:

  • Legos
  • Coloring books

  • Puzzles

  • Crafts

  • Popcorn

  • Cookies

  • and more!

Chair massage
2 - 4 p.m.
SL-111
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
De-stress with a free massage, courtesy of your libraries!

De-stress treats: Complimentary cookie, granola bar, or whole fruit
5 p.m.
All residence halls
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Guided meditation
5 - 9 p.m.
UU-Undergrounds
Ian Shick, Late Nite Binghamton, ishick1@binghamton.edu

Free snacks and coffee
7 p.m.
Glenn G. Bartle Library
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
Take a study break and enjoy free snacks, coffee, tea and cocoa, courtesy of your libraries!

Cram jam
10 p.m. - midnight
CIW and Hinman dining halls
Binghamton University Dining Services, caslocum@binghamton.edu
Join us at Hinman Dining Center and CIW Dining Center from 10 p.m.-midnight Monday, Dec. 11, for lots of great food and a chance to either take a break from studying or find a nice, little nook in the dining center to study all night!

Tuesday, December 12

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools,and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

#FitForFinals: Free hoop shoot in the pool
3 - 5 p.m.
EG-Pool
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
Come on down to the pool and shoot some hoops. Forget about finals as you practice your water basketball skills or team up for a game of horse!

Chair massage
3 - 5 p.m.
Glenn G. Bartle Library, 2nd floor
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
De-stress with a free massage, courtesy of your libraries!

De-stress treats: Complimentary novelty ice cream
5 - 8 p.m.
CIW Dining Hall
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Therapy dog visit
6 - 7 p.m.
Science Library lobby
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
Relax with cute, cuddly puppies, courtesy of your libraries!

Therapy dog visit
6 - 7 p.m.
Glenn G. Bartle Library
Emily Beston, University Libraries, ebeston@binghamton.edu
Relax with cute, cuddly puppies, courtesy of your libraries!

Wednesday, December 13

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

#FitForFinals: Free bodypump
noon
EG-106
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
Come join this group-based barbell class that combines light weights and high repetitions to work all your major muscle groups. Get lean, build strength and tone muscle in this ultimate strength training class for results!

#FitForFinals: Punch out your stress with pink gloves boxing
3:30 p.m.
EG-106
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
Punch out your pent up stress with Pink Gloves Boxing (PGB), a unique fitness program designed for women. There is no sparring or physical contact in this workshop — and no experience necessary! Dress for physical activity.

#FitForFinals: Free vinyasa yoga
6:30 p.m.
EG-24
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
Get your "OM" on here! Vinyasa Yoga is the synchronization of breath and flow of poses that will get your muscles sculpted, long and lean. Come take a deep breath, strengthen your mind, body and spirit while discovering a healthier you!

Thursday, December 14

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

#FitForFinals: Free year end yoga
noon
EG-106
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu
As the year winds down, our natural rhythms are calling on us to slow down, reflect, go inward and contemplate where we've been and where we want to go. End your semester with us for an hour of yoga and head home refreshed.

De-stress with fit university yoga
1 - 2 p.m.
UU-120
Monica Hope, Fit University, mhope3@binghamton.edu
Join us for destress yoga led by adjunct health and wellness studies professor Danielle Meissner. Bring your own mat!

#FitForFinals: Free chair massage
3 - 4:30 p.m.
Rec Center Wellness Suite
Campus Recreation, camprec@binghamton.edu

De-stress treats: Complimentary 16oz. fountain beverage
5 - 8 p.m.
C4 Dining Center
Brought to you by the Student Culinary Council and Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS).

Friday, December 15

Study in Serenity
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
E. W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Laurie Bell, Greenhouses, lkaspere@binghamton.edu, 607-777-2502
The greenhouse will be available to all students to de-stress in a beautiful green environment. Come wander the rooms and the tropical path, watch the fish in the pools and breathe in fresh oxygen. You may even find some tables and chairs near the entrance by Science 3.

 

Any questions about De-Stress programs can be directed to:
Matt Johnson
University Union Building Coordinator
mjohns@binghamton.edu
607-777-3305

Last Updated: 12/7/17