Exams are coming up fast and SAMRU has the perfect activities to help you destress with Stress Less Week!

Everyone’s favourite program has returned once again to offer support to students before the final exam period: STRESS LESS WEEK! SAMRU has lined up many programs from December 13-17 to help students stress less during a hectic time of year. These activities include free massages (yes, you heard that right!), crafts, the exam relief food cart, fan-favourite, the puppy room, and a new edition to Stress Less Week, the Jazz Lounge located in West Gate Social!

All Stress Less programs and activities are free, so you can refresh your body and mind without leaving campus or spending a dime!

Check out the full Stress Less Week schedule!

Exam Relief Food Cart

*Starting at 11 a.m. daily while supplies last.

Do you study so hard sometimes you forget to nourish your mind and body? SAMRU has Exam Relief Food Carts set up around campus to help you get through those intense cram sessions!
Dec 13 Riddell Library Entrance & B-Wing 

Dec 14 Riddell Library Entrance & EA 

Dec 15 Riddell Library Entrance & EB

Dec 16 Riddell Library Entrance & Y-Wing

Dec 17 Iniskim Centre, T-Wing, E-Wing, & U-Wing
Puppy Room!

11:00 a.m.-
1:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand, the Puppy Room is back on campus during Stress Less Week! Research shows that petting, hugging, or otherwise touching a loving puppy can rapidly calm and soothe you when you’re stressed or anxious. Meet these pups in the Gallery (Z224, adjacent to the 2nd-floor lounge) and let your stress melt away!

Must bring proof of vaccination or negative PCR test before entry. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Dec 14 The Galley (Z224, adjacent to the Second Floor Lounge)

Dec 15 The Galley (Z224, adjacent to the Second Floor Lounge)

Dec 16 The Galley (Z224, adjacent to the Second Floor Lounge)
DIY Crafts

*Available for pick up (while supplies last) in specified locations from 
Dec 13-17 until 4:00 p.m.
DIY crafts are available for pick up throughout the week at various locations in Wyckham House. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from creating mini plant terrariums to creating a dreamcatcher. Get your creative juices flowing and relax with crafts as a way to destress before exam week. DIY Terrarium  Free Succulents generously donated by the Mount Royal Sustainability Committee. Pick up in the Peer Support Centre (Z210)

Origami Kits Pick up in the Pride Centre (Z211)

DIY Dream Catcher Pick up in the Cultural Inclusion Centre (Z203)
Jazz Lounge

4:00-6:00 p.m.
This is exactly what you might need during this stressful time of year before exams. Come by WGS and enjoy a drink and some Jazz tunes provided by your very own student band, ‘The Swingsetters.’ Dec 13, 14, 15, and 17 at
West Gate Social
Free 10-Minute Massages
Relax and destress with a complimentary 10-minute massage provided by the MRU Massage Therapy program. Dec 13 Second Floor Lounge
from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Dec 14 Second Floor Lounge
from 11:30-2:30 p.m.
Nap RoomGet your ZzZzzz.. on and head to the nap room located on the third floor of Wyckham House next to the Clubs Coordinator’s office. Open daily

Visit samru.ca/stressless for the full event calendar. Let the stress melt away!