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Stress Less Fest

It’s time for finals at UMKC

To help students stress less and focus on positive actions, UMKC departments and programs have scheduled a number of activities before and during Finals Week, which runs through May 12.

Late Night Breakfast/Massage Therapy
May 4, 10 p.m. – midnight, Atterbury Student Success Center Cafeteria

Sporting Kansas City and Roasterie Giveaways
May 8, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., University Walkway. UMKC will host Sporting KC, the Swope Park Rangers and the Roasterie on campus. Enjoy free coffee, giveaways, games and raffles.

Therapy Dogs
May 5, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Student Union. Therapy dogs, courtesy of Pet Partners, will be in the Student Union for you to pet.

Massage Therapy
May 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., School of Dentistry Canteen, 650 E. 25th St.

Healthy Snack Break
May 8 – 12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The UMKC Women’s Center is sponsoring a healthy snack break at these locations: 105 Haag Hall, 5120 Rockhill Rd.; UMKC Bloch Heritage Hall, 5100 Cherry St.; UMKC Health Science Library, 2411 Holmes St., Second Floor; and UMKC School of Computing and Engineering, Third Floor Atrium, 5100 Rockhill Rd.

Miller Nichols Library and Learning Center
The Miller Nichols Library, 800 E. 51st St., will have Extended Hours through May 12.

Healing Arts Workshop: Shrink Your Stress
May 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Miller Nichols Learning Center Lobby, 500 E. 51st St. The UMKC Women’s Center will provide art supplies for shrink art, paint and other media to de-stress as you prepare for finals.

Student Union
The UMKC Student Union will be open until 2 a.m. May 3 – 9. Enjoy free popcorn on May 7 and free popcorn and coffee on May 3, 8 and 9.


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