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DeStress for Success

UT Libraries will offer a wide variety of activities and events for all Volunteers as part of its annual Destress for Success week. Be ready to walk the red carpet to success this year during finals! 

At Hodges:

  • Study Day is upon us - let's make the most of the time we have by studying and enjoying our time together. In addition to study sessions with our Peer-Learning Assistants (formerly, tutors) from the Vol Study Center, the Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center, and the Math Place, we will be providing morning bagels/pastries, hot chocolate, and coffee in the Hodges Library (220K and 209). 

  • There will also be a couple of 25-minute yoga sessions: 9 AM and 11 AM in Hodges 213. We will also be providing some activities and games in our study areas including adult coloring items, play-doh, rock painting, and more. Activities will be available between 9 AM - 3 PM. We hope to see you there!

  • Game Night - December 8th starting at 4pm-9pm in Room 209

    • Sign up for D&D sessions (limited space - sign up here)
    • Gear up for Game Nights which happen once a month on Wednesdays. Join our email list for announcements or email
  • Make a Walk of Fame star (ongoing in room 209)
  • Write a encouraging words on our Gold Star wall of inspiration (ongoing)
  • Make your own Phenakistiscope (ongoing in room 209)
  • Design your Gala look on a paper doll (ongoing in room 209)
  • Walkway of Acceptance speech, write your thank you's to those who helped you succeed during finals (ongoing)
  • Come to a late night sing a long in Room 209 with Patrick (time tbd)
  • And walk the orange carpet into the Mary Greer room for some snacks and photo ops!

At Devine:

  • Vollywood Photo-op and snacks -- December 9-15

  • Habit Dogs, Coffee/tea, Grab Popcorn to go -- December 9, 12, & 13

  • Decorate a vinyl record -- December 12 from 2-5 PM and December 13 from 9-12 PM & 2-5 PM

At Pendergrass:

Dungeons and De-Stress:

  • December 8 at 6 pm
  • December 12 at 6 pm
  • December 15 at 2 pm

Coffee and Tea:

  • December 9 at 9 am
  • December 12 at 11 am
  • December 13 at 2 pm

HABIT dogs (More information to come on the schedule)

  • December 9
  • December 12
  • December 13
  • December 14

Everything else we will have will be ongoing:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Snacks
  • Games
  • Selfie station

Thursday, December 15, 2022

UT Libraries

Event Type

Service & Outreach, Social Events


Student Success


Current Students

University Libraries


Contact Name

Alex Boris

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