Finals Week Hours for the Library, Tutoring, Folger, De-stressing Activities, and More

Posted on 12/2/2019 3:40:53 PM

You’re heading into finals week and doing your best—to complete those last homework assignments, study for finals, and finish semester projects. We know it isn’t easy, and there’s a lot of hard work happening across campus right now.

We believe in you and want to support you, so we’ve brought together the finals week hours for study spaces like the library and Folger, tutoring schedules, dining schedules, and de-stressing activities.

Take advantage of these resources to help make finals week go smoothly as you work your way through your schedule of final exams. Good luck on your finals!

Check back—information may be added or updated.

Study Spaces

  • Library
  • Folger
  • HUB

Study Support

  • ASC@IUP walk-in tutoring
  • Other tutoring across campus and supplemental instruction
  • University College
  • Writing Center
  • Student-Athlete Study Lab

Food

  • Dining locations - regular hours
  • Closing dates and times for the semester (for each location)
  • Midnight pancake event

De-Stress

  • Therapy dogs
  • De-Stress Fest event
  • Counseling Center (including walk-in hours)

Study Space Hours

Library Hours

  • Monday–Sunday, December 2–8: 8:00 a.m. to midnight
  • Monday and Tuesday, December 9–10: 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday, December 11–12: 7:00 a.m. to midnight
  • Friday, December 13: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cookies and hot beverages will be offered on Sunday, December 8; Monday, December 9; and Tuesday, December 10.

Folger Hours

  • Monday–Friday, December 2–6: 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, December 7–8: 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • Monday–Thursday, December 9–12: 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

HUB Building Hours

  • Monday–Saturday, December 2–7: 6:00 a.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, December 8: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday–Friday, December 9–13: 6:00 a.m. to midnight

HUB Computer Lab/Study Room Hours

  • Monday–Thursday, December 2–5: 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6: 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, December 7–8: Closed
  • Monday–Thursday, December 9–12: 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 13: 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Study Support

ASC@IUP Walk-in Tutoring Hours

The ASC@IUP Tutoring Center offers free peer-to-peer tutoring, no appointment necessary. The ASC@IUP Tutoring Center is located in Stabley 201-A

  • Monday and Tuesday, December 2–3: noon to 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 4: noon to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 5: noon to 8:00 p.m.
  • (Closed December 6–13)

Other Tutoring across Campus and Supplemental Instruction

The subjects listed below and supplemental instruction are available Monday, December 2, through Monday, December 9, during the times listed on the fall 2019 schedule. Tutoring for these subjects and supplemental instruction is closed Tuesday, December 10, though Friday, December 13.

  • Math/Computer Science - Stright Hall
  • Psychology - Pratt 203
  • Accounting/Business Law/Finance/QBUS - Eberly
  • Supplemental Instruction (SI), all disciplines - Pratt Hall 

University College

Any student in the University College—or interested in it—can stop in during the office hours below and talk to the staff about our programs and about choosing a major.

  • Monday and Tuesday, December 2–3: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday, December 4–5: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, December 7–8: Closed
  • Monday and Tuesday, December 9–10: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday, December 11-12: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 13: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Writing Center

The Jones White Writing Center is open for regular hours during finals week. Online tutorials are available most evenings. You are also welcome to come to the writing center to study or work in our computer lab.  Coffee, tea, and printers are available!

  • Eicher 218 Location
    • Monday through Thursday, December 9–12:  9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Friday, December 13: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  •  Library Satellite (first floor of Stapleton)
    • Monday through Thursday, December 9–12:  8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Student-Athlete Study Lab

This will be the last opportunity for student-athletes to complete their required study-lab hours for the semester. The lab is located in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building.

  • Monday–Thursday, December 2–5: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
  • (Closed December 6–13)

Food

Dining Locations - Regular Hours

These are the regular days and times dining locations are open the week of December 2.

During finals week, these hours should continue until each location closes. (Closing dates for each location are listed in the next section below.) Check back here for any updates or changes in the dining hours schedule during finals week.

  • North Dining
    • Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Hawk HUB
    • Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    • Note: Einstein’s opens at 7:00 a.m. on weekdays. Individual dining options at this location vary. For details on today’s hours, see Campus Dish.
  • Crimson Café
    • Monday to Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
    • Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: closed
    • Note: Starbucks opens at 7:00 a.m. on weekdays. Individual dining options at this location vary. For details on today’s hours, see Campus Dish.
  • Java City
    • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Subway
    • Monday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Eberly Café
    • Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Putt P.O.D.
    • Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: closed
  • Wallwork P.O.D.
    • Monday to Friday: Noon until midnight
    • Saturday and Sunday: 4:00 p.m. to midnight

Closing Dates and Times for the Semester (for Each Dining Location)

  • Hawk HUB - Closes Friday, December 13, at 2:30 p.m.
  • Crimson Cafe - Closes Wednesday, December 11, at 8:00 p.m.
  • Eberly Cafe - Closes Wednesday, December 11, at 3:00 p.m.
  • Java City in Stapleton
    • Thursday, December 12 - Closes at 9:00 p.m.
    • Re-opens Friday, December 13, then closes at 2:00 p.m. 
  • P.O.D. Wallwork - Closes Thursday, December 12, at 9:00 p.m.
  • P.O.D. Putt - Closes Friday, December 13, at 2:00 p.m.
  • North Dining Hall - Closes Saturday, December 14, at noon
  • Subway - Closed Friday, December 7

Free Pancakes

Enjoy some late-night pancakes served by IUP celebrity servers at North Dining on Monday, December 9, from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. All students are welcome-free of charge, whether or not they have a meal plan.

De-Stress Activities and Services

Finals can be a stressful time, but there are ways to ease the anxious moments as you work hard to wrap up the semester. You can pet the therapy dogs or go to the Center for Health and Well-Being’s De-Stress Fest. Take a walk, listen to music, or talk to a supportive friend or family member. If it gets to be too much, there are walk-in hours at the Counseling Center, where you can talk to someone confidentially. Your health comes first. Take care of yourself.

Therapy Dogs

Take a calming study break or relax your nerves before a final exam by petting the therapy dogs.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 6:00–7:30 p.m., room G60 in the Suites on Maple East
  • Monday, December 9, 2:00–3:30 p.m., Stapleton Library
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2:00–3:30 p.m., room G60 in the Suites on Maple East
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2:00–3:30 p.m., Folger Hall

Center for Health and Well-Being’s De-Stress Fest

Check out all of the fun activities at the De-Stress Fest on Tuesday, December 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in room G60 in the Suites on Maple East. Have a friend who looks stressed from studying? Invite them along! 

Counseling Center Hours

The Counseling Center is located in the Suites on Maple East, G31, which is at 901 Maple Street in Indiana, Pennsylvania. You can call the center at 724-357-2621. We’re here to help, and there are no fees for students who have paid tuition and the university’s Wellness Fee. Learn more about our staff and how we protect your privacy.

Walk-in Hours

You don’t need an appointment during walk-in hours, though you may have to wait to talk to someone.

  • Monday–Friday, December 2-6: 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  • Monday–Friday, December 9-13: 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  • (Closed Saturday and Sunday, December 7–8) 

Full Hours Center is Open

Appointments can be made during office hours.

  • Monday–Friday, December 2-6: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday–Friday, December 9-13: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • (Closed Saturday and Sunday, December 7–8)