Stressbusters Fall 2022

Monday, Dec 5, 2022 - 9:00am to Friday, Dec 9, 2022 - 5:00pm

With a mix of virtual and in person events, crafty Bruins can enjoy free origami supplies, coloring pages and puzzles in the Powell Library Rotunda, as well as de-stress with some fuzzy therapy dog friends from UCLA's People-Animal Connection! And check out our Stressbusters Virtual Care Package for free feel-good films, calming videos, playlists from the Music Library, fun reading suggestions, online games, an escape room, cute pet pics, and more to encourage mindful breaks from coursework.



Fall 2022 Virtual Stressbusters!

Library De-stress Events

Therapy Dogs

  • Co-hosted by PAC (People Animal Connection) and the UCLA Library
  • Friday of Week 10 Finals Week (12/2 and 12/9)
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Powell Library, 2nd floor, Rotunda

Free origami supplies, coloring pages, and puzzles

  • Hosted by the UCLA Library
  • Week 10 and Finals Week
  • Powell Library, 2nd floor, East Rotunda
  • Available during regular building hours

Jam Session with the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance Ensemble

Pet rock adoption and papercraft

  • Hosted by the UCLA Library
  • Week 10 and Finals Week
  • Science and Engineering Library, Geology Location (Geology Building 4697)
  • Available during regular building hours


Free Powell Cat Stickers!

  • Hosted by the UCLA Library
  • Week 10 and Finals Week
  • Powell Library, 2nd floor, Rotunda


Campus De-stress Events

Finals Freak Out Drop-In

  • Monday 11/28 (3:30-4:30pm)
  • RISE Center, Virtual
  • Space to chat with a health and wellbeing coordinator and vent about finals
  • Visit for Zoom link!

Expression Session Drop-In

  • Monday 11/28 (3:00-4:00pm)
  • RISE Center (Lu Valle Commons basement)
  • Decorate stones, journal, color and destress!

Stress Ball Making

  • Tuesday 11/19 (5:00-6:00pm)
  • Wooden Main Conference Room #2119
  • Stress-less with SHEP, materials provided!

Mindfulness with Marc

  • Tuesday 11/29 (11:00-11:45am)
  • RISE Center (Lu Valle Commons basement)
  • A meditation session led by UCLA MARC (Mindful Awareness Research Center), learn about the power of mindfulness, meditation, and deep breathing.

Destress for the Holidays for International Students

  • Tuesday 11/29 (5:00-6:00pm)
  • RISE Center (Lu Valle Commons basement)
  • Connect with others in a supportive space to chat about the unique stressors international students face
  • Have fun with mindfulness-themed arts and crafts!



Studying late into the night? Stay safe by calling for a free evening escort to pick you up at the library and walk you to your destination from dusk until 1 a.m. Fifteen minutes before you need to leave, call 310-794-WALK to schedule a pick-up. 

The success of Stressbusters and Night Libraries depends on extensive collaboration between the UCLA Library and campus partners, organizations, and initiatives including the UCLA Undergraduate Students AssociationHealthy Campus InitiativeMindful Awareness Research CenterPeople-Animal Connection ProgramFitwell, and others.