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De-Stress for Success Week for Graduate Students
Start Date: 12/3/2018 All Day
End Date: 12/7/2018
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Event Description:
The Office of Graduate Fellowships and Student Support is kicking off De-Stress for Success Week on Monday, December 3. The week is filled with activities aimed to help graduate students decompress during the last week of the fall semester.

Events featured during the week are:
• Board Games, Puzzles, Cards and Coloring: December 3-7, Graduate Student Lounge (Gearhart Hall 206). The lounge will be stocked with coloring pages, decks of cards, Slinkies, Dominoes, puzzles, Jenga, Connect Four, Scrabble, Chess, Checkers...there's even a Rubiks cube.

• Coffee and Donuts: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., December 3-7, Graduate Student Lounge. Graduate students are invited to stop by the lounge throughout the week to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and grab a donut while they last. Coffee will be available until 5 p.m.; donuts are first-come, first-served.

• Dog Therapy with the K-9 Officers: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Monday, December 3, Graduate Student Lounge. Graduate students are welcome to visit with and pet the University of Arkansas Police Department dogs.

• Career Advising Appointments: 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Monday, December 3, Graduate Student Lounge. Graduate students can get help with your resume, CV, cover letter, or interview tips. Appointments can be made online at Handshake for priority, but walk-ins are welcome.

• Let’s Talk with CAPS: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday, December 3, Graduate Student Lounge. This great program offers brief, informal consultations with a licensed mental health clinician. Consultations are free, no appointment is necessary, and students are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.

• Intro to Yoga with Megan: 12 p.m.-1 p.m. and 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday, December 4, Graduate Student Lounge. Bring comfortable clothes, water, and if available, a mat or a towel to lay on. Questions? Contact Megan Domingues at

• Pizza Party: 11a.m.-1 p.m., or until they run out of pizza, Wednesday, December 5, Graduate Student Lounge. Come to the graduate student lounge at 11am to grab a slice or two while it lasts.

• Play Day Fun: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, December 6, ARKU Connections Lounge. Join Pat Walker Health Center’s CAPS for henna tattoos, yoga demonstrations, coloring, Legos, popping bubble wrap, and of course play dates with dogs from Fayetteville Animal Services. Free food will also be available. Mental health professionals will also be available to help discuss stress-relieving tips with students.

A full list of the week's activities can be found on the De-Stress for Success Week webpage at All events are free and open to the campus community.
Contact Information:
Name: Laura Moix
Phone: 479-575-7038
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