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The Final(s) Countdown

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With study season in full swing, consider this a friendly check-in. Are you taking advantage of the Counseling and Tutoring centers? What about stress management sessions at the library? We’re here for you during finals!

Counseling Center

Are you taking advantage of all the opportunities available to you at the Counseling Center? You should! There are workshops and group sessions happening on both campuses so you can meet other students who are dealing with similar challenges. Now more than ever, it’s essential that you check in with yourself as you cram for finals, so be sure to also read these helpful stress management tips.

Library Hours

In our recent Library Resource Roundup, we highlighted all the different ways you can take advantage of everything the Birnbaum and Mortola libraries have to offer during finals—and it’s not just additional hours for last-minute cramming. There are stress management sessions, therapy dogs, game nights, and more to help you blow off some steam.

Starting on Tuesday, December 3, the Birnbaum Library on the NYC Campus will be open from 8:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m. on weekdays and beginning Saturday, December 7, it will be open from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m. on weekends. The Mortola Library on the PLV Campus will be open 24 hours starting Monday, December 2.


Need a little extra help? No problem! The Learning Center will have extra staff on hand to meet the needs of anyone looking for academic assistance. Check out the course schedule for the NYC Campus, which is located at 163 William Street on the 17th floor, and note their hours of operation:

  • >> Monday–Wednesday | 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • >> Thursdays | 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • >> Fridays | 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • >> Saturdays | 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Here are the hours for the PLV Campus, which is located at the Mortola Library on the 3rd Floor:

  • >> Monday–Wednesday | 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • >> Thursdays | 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • >> Sundays | 4:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Writing Center

On the NYC Campus, the Writing Center is located at One Pace Plaza in Room Y25. Be sure to make an appointment and note their hours of operation:

  • >> Monday | 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • >> Tuesday and Wednesday | 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • >> Thursday | 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • >> Fridays | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

As for the PLV Campus, you can also make an appointment! Their hours are as follows:

  • >> Monday–Thursday | 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • >> Sundays | 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.