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We've got places for you to study, grab some coffee or food and hang out for those all-nighters before and during finals week. Whether you prefer quiet or loud, central campus, downtown or residence halls, check here for locations, food options and tips. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Where to Study

To make studying for finals easier, many locations across campus and downtown have extended their hours now through December 15, with some locations open 24 hours. Check here for dates, locations and hours. >

Undergrounds Lounge in the Union

Our lounge area provides a more relaxed space centrally located to study or just hang out. It's in the basement of the University Union (below the Tillman Lobby).

John Arthur Café

Have you tried the John Arthur Café yet? It's in the Fine Arts building (FA207), 2nd floor with an entrance on the Spine. It's quiet, there's lots of seating and you can grab a drink or snack while you hang out and study!

Where to Eat

Need a quick pick-me-up, caffeine or a full meal for those late night study sessions? Check here for dining options, locations and hours across campus >

De-stress December Events

We have a full schedule of events planned for fun, food and relaxation throughout finals weeks. Check them out here >


If staying late on campus to study, vehicles must be parked in a 24-hour "R" lot from midnight to 5 a.m. See the parking map for these locations.

Study Tips

Binghamton has compiled a resource list of study tips and best practices to help you make the most effective use of your study time.

Last Updated: 11/29/17