Stress-free Bing

Are you ready for some de-stress fun?

Welcome back to Stress-free Bing! Below, find a list of resources, events and activities happening from Nov. 29 through Dec. 17, aimed at providing fun and stress-reducing activities, events and food for students as they prepare for finals. Take advantage of these opportunities to maintain your well-being, connect with others and find new friends! Check back often for updates. We've added more events through to Dec. 17!

Stress-free Bing calendar

#StudyBing

Looking for a place to study? The Office of Student Transition and Success has you covered. Visit their #StudyBing web page to learn where you can find quiet places to study before finals!

Accessibility accommodations

If you anticipate a need for disability-related accommodations or auxiliary aids to attend or participate, please contact the office hosting the event by phone or email at least 3–5 days in advance regarding your equal access needs.

Resources

  • Outdoor activities always available!

    Disc Golf

    The disc golf course runs throughout the East Campus wooded areas. The 18 hole, 4,560-feet, par-58 course features a variety of hole distances and settings, which prove to be challenging for beginner and advanced players alike. Open dawn to dusk. Use your own equipment, or check-out equipment at the Recreation Center Front Desk with your BU ID card.

    Field Sports

    The recreational turf field is a 130,000-square-foot, lighted facility that expands opportunities for the thousands of students who play intramural and club sports each year. Students can access the turf field during posted open recreation hours.

    Tennis

    The tennis courts, located behind the Recreation Center, are available for recreational use. Open dawn to dusk, weather permitting. Use your own equipment or equipment is available for check-out at the Recreation Center Front Desk with your BU ID card.

  • Virtual activities

    Fitness without FitSpace

    Any amount of physical activity has some health benefits. We've compiled a list of resources to help you stay active!

    Virtual wellness

    Find free access to a collection of workouts, stretches and meditations, as well as webinars on a variety of well-being topics here.

  • Wellness support

    The CARE Team

    The CARE Team is here to listen, support and empower you, helping you face challenges and overcome obstacles. Contact them here.

    MSW Interns

    The Master of Social Work (MSW) interns working with Residential
    Life can help on-campus students with social, behavioral, emotional and academic concerns

    Mindset Mentors

    Students taking part in a new Stress, Resilience and Health internship offered through the Department of Health and Wellness Studies, called Mindset Mentors, provide tools and strategies for developing a powerful and positive mindset, helping you embrace change, build resilience and stay healthy. Find more information on their website.

    University Counseling Center (UCC)

    During this time, students may experience additional stress such as loneliness, boredom, irritability or anxiety. Find more information on their website.

  • Dining
  • Libraries

    Visit the Library Hours web page to see hours for the spring semester.

    Make a reservation for any of the group study rooms on study spaces web page.

    A valid Binghamton University ID is required to access Bartle Library during late night hours.

  • Study tips
  • University Tutorial Services
    Need help with your classes? The university provides free tutoring services at your convenience. Check their website for how to connect with them.
  • Overnight parking

    Vehicles are prohibited from parking in commuter lots between midnight and 5 a.m. In addition, the Visitor's Paid Lot, Lot LT and Lot J1 must be empty between 5 and 7 a.m. if the green light is on. 

    If you are studying late on campus, make sure to move your vehicle to a 24-hour “R” lot. See the parking map for 24-hour “R” lot locations. These rules are in place for snow removal purposes.

  • Bus information

Choose Well — Be Well, B-Healthy!

Our B-Healthy Initiative is a big part of helping our campus be healthy and stay well. Check out all the things they do here >