Can’t bear to spend another minute cooped up in Van Pelt? Don’t worry — The Daily Pennsylvanian has scouted out the best options Penn offers for you to destress this finals season.
Campus Recreation is providing Penn students with a week of free chair massages, group fitness classes and premium fitness access. Also check out the Winter Wellness Expo on Dec. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for "brain food and drink" and stress-relieving activities from Penn groups and organizations.
When: Dec. 12 to Dec. 18 during regular Pottruck hours
Food: Brain food and drinks
Highlight: Free fitness classes and massages
Hang out with some dogs:
Stop by Hillel for free five-minute massages from a professional massage therapist and an adorable dog waiting to play with you.
When: Dec. 14, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Snacks and Study Breaks:
Join La Casa Latina, MAKUU, PAACH and PQ at the lower level of the ARCH building for stress-relieving activities and the opportunity to spend time with friends between study sessions.
When: Dec. 13, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Food: Plenty of snacks
Highlights: Photo booth, CAPS Pop-Up Shop, coloring books and markers
Come one, come all to the Sweeten Alumni House, located at 3533 Locust Walk, for feel-good food and the chance to check out a Penn building you don’t normally visit.
When: Dec. 13, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Food: Chocolate overload with brownies, cookies and hot chocolate
Highlight: Holiday music
Holiday Study Break at the Perry World House
If you haven’t visited before, make time to explore the Perry World House during reading days. Word on the street is that President Amy Gutmann will be there.
When: Dec. 13, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Food: Refreshments and desserts
Highlights: Amy Gutmann and snacks
Note: This event requires an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. No bags are allowed and Penn IDs are required for entry.
Penn Non-Cis is offering a creative outlet for your exam stress this finals week.
When: Dec. 14, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Highlight: Baking and decorating your own cookies
Come to the lobby of Penn Hillel for some late-night stress relief and a root beer float.
When: Dec. 13, 8pm to 9pm
Food: Root beer floats and ice cream
Highlight: Ice cream
Finals with Sugar Philly
Stop by Sugar Philly, located at 38th and Walnut, with your Penn student ID for a free traditional macaron with every purchase. There is a limit of one use of this offer per day.
When: Dec. 12 to Dec. 22, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Food: Macarons and other treats
Highlight: The deal lasts all the way through finals season!
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