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Survive your finals!

The Division of Student Life, the Division of Student Success & Multicultural Initiatives and the Dick Smith Library wants to make sure you survive your finals. We are offering a series of events and plenty of extended hours to make sure you can be successful. From study skills to all night study hours to opportunities to relax, we have you covered.

>> Final Exam Schedule (by day)

Extended Hours

Dick Smith Library

Effective Sunday, Nov. 16 - Thursday, Dec. 11. The Library will close for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. and will reopen Sunday, Nov. 30 at noon.
  • Mondays-Thursdays: 7 am-2 am
  • Fridays: 7 am-10 pm
  • Saturdays: 10 am-6 pm
  • Sundays: noon-2 am
  • All-night Study Hours (24-hour): Dec. 4-5 & Dec. 7-11

All night study hours (24-hour) begin Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 am through Friday, Dec. 5 at 10 pm and continue Sunday, Dec. 7 at noon through Thursday, Dec. 11 at 10 pm. Texan Card ID is required to utilize library between midnight and 7 am.

Study Grounds Cafe (inside the Library)

Effective Sunday, Nov. 30 - Thursday, Dec. 11
  • Sundays: Noon to midnight
  • Mondays-Thursdays: 7 am-midnight
  • Fridays: 7 am-9 pm
  • Saturdays: Closed

Thompson Student Center

  • Dec. 2: 7 am-11 pm
  • Dec. 3: 7 am-midnight
  • Dec. 4: 7 am-midnight
  • Dec. 5: 7 am-10 pm
  • Dec. 6: 9 am-10 pm
  • Dec. 7: 9 am-midnight
  • Dec. 8: 7 am-midnight
  • Dec. 9: 7 am-midnight
  • Dec. 10: 7 am-midnight
  • Dec. 11: 7 am-11 pm
  • Dec. 12: 7 am-6 pm (Residence Halls close at 10 am)
  • Dec. 13: 8 am-6 pm (Commencement)
  • Dec. 14: Closed

Residence Halls

24-hour Study Areas

Study areas will be enhanced with tables, chairs and white boards during finals

  • Texan Village: Dec. 3-11, Clubhouse
  • Bender Hall: Dec. 4-11, Lobby

#TSUFinalsFrenzy

Monday, Nov. 24
  • #TSUStudySelfie Contest begins on Instagram and Twitter
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Math 125
Tuesday, Nov. 25
  • Study Tips Session: 12:10 pm, Math 125
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Thompson Student Center, 219
Monday, Dec. 1
  • Relaxation Station (sponsored by SWAT): 11 am-2 pm, Thompson Student Center
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Math 125
Tuesday, Dec. 2
  • Free Coffee/Tea/Cocoa Station begin (follow @Tarleton SSMI for listing of the stations)
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Math 125
  • #TSUFinalsFrenzy booth and giveaways: 5:30-7:30 pm, during the basketball game at Wisdom Gym
Wednesday, Dec. 3
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Math 125
  • #TSUFinalsFrenzy Chat - Innovative Ways to Survive Your Finals (for prizes): 8 pm, Use the #TSUFinalsFrenzy hashtag
Thursday, Dec. 4
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Math 125
Friday, Dec. 5
  • Study Tips and Test Taking Strategies: 12:10 pm, Math 125
Tuesday, Dec. 11
  • #TSUStudySelfie Contest ends

For more information, follow @TarletonExams and use #TSUFinalsFrenzy on Twitter.

Relaxation Station

Monday, Dec. 1, 11 am-2 pm, Thompson Student Center
Sponsored by SWAT and Student Success
  • Free Scantrons, Blue Books and Pencils
  • Flubber Station (stress balls)
  • Free coffee and donuts
  • Free massages
  • Play Dough fun
  • Pictures with Santa
  • Finals schedules

For our residents

Intense Group Study

Several halls will offer intense group study times and FREE pizza on Dec. 4 at the following locations and times:

  • Legacy Hall: 4 pm
  • Bender Hall: 5 pm
  • Legends and Centennial Halls: 6:30 pm

Healthy Trail Mix Bar

  • Dec. 3: Hunewell Hall, Lobby, 11 am until supplies run out
  • Dec. 4: Heritage Hall, Lobby, 11 am until supplies run out

Free Coffee

Kuerig/K-Cup service will be provided on Dec. 4 and 5 from 10 am-6 pm in the Texan Village Clubhouse.

Group & Individual Study Spaces

Spaces for group and individual study is available to residents in the following halls:

  • Heritage Hall
  • Legends Hall
  • Centennial Hall
  • Legacy Hall
  • Hunewell Hall
  • Hunewell Annex