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Finals week: campus study spaces

December 6, 2016

Students studying for finals at a long table in Torgersen Hall
Exams begin Dec. 11. Know where to hit the books.

Exam week is right around the corner, which means the hunt is on for places to spread out textbooks, chug coffee, and prep for exams.

We're highlighting study spaces available on campus. Know where to go during this busy and stressful week.

In addition to those listed below, check out the Division of Student Affairs list of unique study spaces, extended hours, and opportunities to de-stress and take a break.

  • Career and Professional Development: Career and Professional Development is located on the corner of Washington Street and West Campus Drive. Advisers at Career and Professional Development can help students with many career-related services to prepare them for life after graduation. During exam week, students can come to Career and Professional Development and take advantage of 26 private rooms available or work in the common area for larger study groups. Private rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Deet’s Place: Deet’s Place is a popular study spot throughout the  school year, but especially during exam week. Enjoy background noise and a cup of coffee while studying? Deet’s Place is your place. Its located on the first floor of Dietrick Hall.
  • Squires Student Center: Squires Student Center, located on College Avenue, has lots of comfortable seating, perfect for a long study session. During exam week, extra tables and chairs will be setup around Squires. With food options like Burger 37 and Au Bon Pain you can take a break and grab a bite to eat without leaving the building.
  • Torgersen Bridge: Torgersen Bridge, which spans Alumni Mall, has lots of open space, couches, and individual desks with computers.
  • Student Success Center: The Student Success Center is located in Femoyer Hall. The center provides students with knowledge, skills, and self-awareness to achieve success in college and in life. During exam week, the center has available study spaces.
  • Johnston Student Center: Johnston Student Center is located behind Burruss Hall. The third floor of Johnston Student Center has ample chairs, couches, and tables, plus large windows – nice for studying.

Written by Hayley Paljug, of Radford, Virginia, a senior majoring in public relations in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

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