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It’s The Final Countdown

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It’s the final countdown to finals, and both the NYC and PLV campuses are offering a ton of places (and cool events!) to recharge.

You’ve got this, but Pace is here to help. If you’re looking for refuge, look no further—we’ve got you covered while you cram!

Library Hours

Birnbaum Library (NYC)
Monday through Friday | 8:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Birnbaum Reference (NYC)
Monday through Friday | 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Collaborative Learning Room (NYC)
Monday through Friday | 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Mortola Library (PLV)
Open 24 Hours

Mortola Reference (PLV)
Monday through Friday | 8:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday | 7:30 a.m.–12:00 a.m.


PLV Campus Events

Wellness Walk
Every Wednesday | 1:15 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Meet in front of Willcox Hall
You might be getting your steps in to and from the library, but a little fresh air will go a long way to clearing your head.

Mindful Meditation/Discussion
Every Thursday | 3:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m. | Environmental Center Lab/Office
Connect with your inner peace and bring balance to the Force—or rather, finals.

Relaxation Room Hours
Mondays | 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Elm Hall
Tuesdays | 4:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Elm Hall
Wednesdays | 4:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Elm Hall
Thursdays | 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Elm Hall

Need we say more? Hit the break and make a pit stop during these hours!

Yoga Class
Monday, December 4 | 7:00 p.m. | Alumni Hall
Time to stretch out that stress by breaking out the yoga mat and getting into Downward Dog. All skill levels welcome!

Toast Bar
Monday, December 11 | 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Mortola Library
Stressed the most? Eat some toast! The end of the semester is near and the library is “toasting” to the end… literally! Join them for a variety of different breads and spreads at their very special toast bar. Grab a snack and take a #toastie (it’s like a selfie, but with toast) to mark the occasion.

Napping Stations
Monday, December 4 through Thursday, December 21 | Mortola Library
Remember: library staff recommend napping between 10 to 30 minutes. That’s the sweet spot before you hit REM—anything longer than that and you’ll disrupt the natural flow of your sleep cycle. Basically, you’ll feel way worse. Recharge by napping for only a few minutes at a time!

Stress Relief Zone
Monday, December 11 through Friday, December 15 | Mortola Library
Not to be confused with Danger Zone. Those are two totally different things.

Candlelight Meditation/Discussion
Thursday, December 21 | 9:15 p.m.–9:50 p.m. | Environmental Center Lab/Office
Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to flunking. (No it doesn’t, but it could.) Reconnect with the Force of your inner peace again!


NYC Campus Events

Build Your Own Stuffed Animals
Monday, December 11 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge
It can be very therapeutic to create something from scratch, and what’s more fun than getting to build a stuffed animal?

DIY Aromatherapy and Massage Oils
Tuesday, December 12 | 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge
Red Apple Wreath. Sparkling Snow. Christmas Cookie. If you’re all about smelling Yankee Candle samples, you’re going to love this event.

Paint Your Own Canvas
Tuesday, December 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Bianco Room
We don’t make mistakes—just happy little accidents. Join SDACA for an evening of artistry and beating the devil out of those brushes.

Relaxation Lounge Massage Chairs
Wednesday, December 13 | 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge
Kick back, relax, and enjoy a massage—the perfect break during a stressful study week!

Mindfulness Workshop and Coffee
Thursday, December 14 | 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | SDACA Lounge
Did somebody say free coffee? We’re so there. Swing by before that next study session and get your caffeine fix.

Healthy Snacks and Study Tips
Friday, December 15 | 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Birnbaum Library
While that bag of Chex Mix is probably really tasty, SDACA will be handing out healthy snack options for anyone in need of a little boost. Not to mention tips on how best to prepare for finals!

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