Resources UNC provides to help students survive finals
Finals are here and UNC offers a plethora of resources for students to survive the exam season. Compiled here is a list of these resources with links to their details and sign up information.
Fall Finals Boot Camp
Yes, this is an actual thing.
From Dec. 4 to Dec. 9, for one night and five afternoons, join these supervised study sessions to stay focused and energized while studying for your final exams. Food and raffle prizes will be in attendance! Slots fill up fast so sign up for one or all of the five sessions here ASAP!
UNC offers weekly workshops including "Motivation", "Study Smarter, Not Harder" and "Taking Tests." For the deats on the workshops listed above and more click here.
Is there a class you just don’t get? Every Tuesday and Wednesday in Dey Hall from 6-9 p.m. a variety of classes offer tutoring sessions. To view the schedule and list of drop-in peer tutoring hours click here.
Check out even more tutoring options below:
- Math Help Center
- Chemistry Resource Center in Kenan C143 on Monday to Thursday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Computer Science Club tutoring in Fred Brooks 007 on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Spanish tutoring for classes up to level 300 is on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Craige North Seminar Wing Room 144.
Looking for your own personal tutor? If you want to hire a private tutor click here.
The Writing Center
Don't forget to run your final papers by the Writing Center in SASB North, lower level in room 0127.
Don't know what the Writing Center is? This is a resource for students to meet for 50 minute face-to-face sessions and get feedback on their writing.
You can also submit your work online and receive feedback via the web. Email writingcenter.unc.edu or call 919-962-7710 to explore this resource further.
Counseling and Psychological Sources (CAPS)
Exams can be a very emotionally and mentally exhausting. Make sure you are taking care of yourself throughout exam season by eating clean, sleeping A LOT and getting in some exercise!
CAPS offers plenty of resources for those struggling with stress and anxiety. Some of which include:
- Anxiety and Stress Management Training Sessions
- Relaxation Audio Sessions
- Exam Anxiety Coping Techniques
- Perfectionism — What it is and ways to deal.
- Students in distress — Check out the signs of distress and call the number provided if you feel as if you may be suffering from distress as a student.
- Tips for academic success
Visit the stress and anxiety page on Campus Health's website here.
To make an appointment with CAPS visit the Campus Health Services website here. First time visit, no appointment needed. Drop in anytime from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to be evaluated.
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