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Library De-Stress Activities

Stay informed about Library student activities by visiting this page. We are here to support you and welcome your ideas and feedback.

Library De-Stress Publication

Check back every month for original Library coloring pages, simple recipes, mindfulness tips, and more!

Summer 2023 Publications:

De-Stress LibGuide

This guide offers virtual de-stress resources available from the Library and on-campus. Printable coloring pages, a virtual jigsaw puzzle of the library, recipes, and much more can be found at

De-Stress Amenities in the Library

Two students on WalkStation treadmills.


Keep active while you study in the Library. Two WalkStations in Geisel East's Commons (Floor 2) and one in Geisel's Floor 1 West) feature low-speed treadmills with adjustable-height work surfaces. Bookstands and wrist supports are available for checkout at Geisel’s Service Hub.


Foam rollers are available in Geisel's East Commons (Floor 2) and Brody Collaborative Space (Floor 1 West) for stretching, and WongAvery Library (Floor 1 South Stairs) for stretching and desk exercises. See this Tritons Care article to learn foam roller exercises to support your physical health.

Puzzles and Coloring Pages

Shared jigsaw puzzles are available in Geisel's West Commons (Floor 2), Brody Collaborative Space (Floor 1 West), and WongAvery Library (Floor 2), and are rotated regularly. A shared chess board is positioned near the windows in Geisel's East Commons.

Printed coloring pages, puzzles, and mazes are available in the art/game room in Geisel Floor 1 West (near the charging lockers). Coloring pages and a Color & Share board are located in Geisel 2 East (near the restrooms) or on the board in WongAvery Floor 2. Coloring supply kits are available for checkout at the Geisel and WongAvery Service Hubs. 

In-Person Student Activities 

Join us for our quarterly de-stress activities and learn about how the Library can help you succeed academically. Dates for 2023-2024 events TBD.

De-Stress with Pups

Join us in Classroom 1 on Geisel Library's main floor on these dates to relax with therapy dogs! These events are in partnership with Love on a Leash

Yoga at the Library

Join UCSD Recreation instructor for a refreshing, all-levels yoga flow on forum level of Geisel Library. Classes are free for students and staff with an active Recreation Activity Pass (free for students). Registration is required. Please bring your own yoga mat and a light jacket.

Finals De-Stress Activities

Arts, crafts, and building activities to help you de-stress during finals week. The activities are located in front of Classroom 1 (Geisel Library, Main Floor).

Comments, Questions, or Suggestions?

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