Are you ready for some de-stress fun?
Welcome back to Stress-Free Bing! Below, find a list of resources, events and activities happening now through the end of the spring semester, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fitness without FitSpace
Any amount of physical activity has some health benefits. We've compiled a list of resources to help you stay active!
Find free access to a collection of workouts, stretches and meditations, as well as webinars on a variety of well-being topics here.
The CARE Team
The CARE Team is here to listen, support and empower you, helping you face challenges and overcome obstacles. Contact them here.
The Master of Social Work (MSW) interns working with Residential
Life can help on-campus students with social, behavioral, emotional and academic concerns. Contact them here.
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.
Check the Binghamton University Dining Services webpage for the most current listing of all the dining options open on campus, both resident and retail.
Visit the Library Hours web page to see hours for the spring semester.
Due to COVID-19, only one person is allowed in ‘group’ study rooms at one time. Individuals can make a reservation for any of the rooms on their web page.
A valid Binghamton University ID is required to access Bartle Library during late night hours.
Binghamton has compiled a resource list of study tips and best practices to help you make the most effective use of your study time:
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.
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 >
De-stress events calendar