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AU offers a variety of support as students prepare for finals

Posted by on December 1, 2018

LibraryWhether it’s helping you study or giving you a place to take a break, the AU community is ready to assist as you prepare for Finals Week (December 10–15).

Searching for a place to study?

Phillips Library Snack & Study  |  December 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, and 11 from 7:30–9 p.m.

Wackerlin Center Study Night  |  December 6 from 3–9 p.m.

Phillips Library Extended Hours:

December 7  |  8 a.m.–9 p.m.

December 8  |  9 a.m.–9 p.m.

December 9  |  1 p.m.–3 a.m.

December 10  |  8 a.m.–3 a.m.

December 11  | 8 a.m.–3 a.m.

December 12 |  8 a.m.–1 a.m.

December 13  |  8 a.m.–10 p.m.

December 14  |  8 a.m.–5 p.m.

You can also book study rooms in the library for groups of three to twelve once a day, twice per week for two hours at a time. To reserve a study room, visit

Reminder: the first floor of Phillips Library is a group study area and the second floor is the quiet study area.

Need a study break?

Enjoy Cookies and Cocoa at the Hill Welcome Center on December 4 from noon-3 p.m.

Relax with a Message and Meditative Coloring in Dunham Atrium on December 5 from 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit by Decorating Cookies in the Spartan Spot on December 5 from 1–2 p.m.

Attend Pancake Night in the Dining Hall on December 6 from 10–11 p.m.

Clear your mind at the Relaxation Station in Phillips Library available December 7–14.

Looking for extra help?

The Academic Support Center is offering extended hours for final paper review by a writing specialist. In-person or remote appointments can be made during the following times:

December 3–6  | 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

December 7 | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

December 9 | 1–5 p.m.

December 10 | 9 a.m.–8 p.m.

December 11 | 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

December 12 | 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, visit