Exam Jam: March 27-31

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Make the most of your student experience!

Exam Jam is a week full of various study and stress-busting activities to support students with upcoming final exams. All students are welcome!

Exam Jam runs from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31, and features over 20 activities ranging from study sessions and exam prep to dodgeball and yoga.

All students are welcome to participate in Exam Jam activities. Please note that some activities do require advanced registration. 

Exam Jam Hunt

 
Get ready for the Exam Jam Hunt and a chance to win prizes! Here’s what you need to do:
 
1. Download the UTSC Student Experience App.
2. Create an account and register with your @mail.utoronto.ca email account.
3. Game will appear on the app before March 31, when it does follow the instructions and get ready to play.
4. Tell your friends and spread the word.
 
On Friday, March 31 at 11am a virtual treasure chest will be released on the app. Find and hold onto the chest. You must be within 50 metres to take the chest away from another player. Whoever has the virtual treasure chest on their phone at 3pm wins. Good luck!
 

Exam Jam Schedule

 
Below is a list of Exam Jam activities and events for the Winter 2017 term. 
 

Monday, March 27

 
Exam Preparation Workshop, 12-1pm, AC321
Need help acing your finals? This workshop will help you to develop techniques to improve your performance in multiple choice questions and essay exams. It will also cover techniques in learning to manage exam stress and anxiety. Sign up on cln.utoronto.ca > Click on Event & Workshops Calendar > Click on UTSC Academic Advising & Career Centre
 
Pilates Group Fitness Class, 12-12:50pm, Studio 2 in Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Free drop-in pilates class for UTSC students with a membership. No experience is necessary. Click here for the group fitness schedule
 
Drop-in Sports, Activities and Timing Vary, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Free drop-in sports for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for the drop-in sports schedule.
 
Drop-in Aquatics Programs, Activities and Timing Vary, Training Pool at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Programs include: Lane Swim, Sport & Swim and Learn to Swim for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for full drop-in aquatics schedule.
 
Drop-in Climb and Learn to Climb, Various Times, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
The 41-foot rock climbing wall is available for drop-in climbing and Learn to Climb sessions. $2 fee includes instruction, equipment and shoes. Click here for climbing schedule.
 

Tuesday, March 28

 
Hot Chocolate and Study Skills, 10-11:30am, AC213 (In front of AA&CC office)
Students have a chance to chat with our Peer Academic Coaches, receive some effective exam preparation strategies and have some hot chocolate!
 
First Year Study Cafés, 10am-12pm, AC227
Join other first year students for a study session before final exams start.
 
Study Success Sessions, 12-2pm, AC254 (Inside the Library)
Explore strategies to improve your academic performance including handling multiple choice and essay questions. Drop by and chat with a Study Skills Peer Coach. 
 
Hot Chocolate and Study Skills, 2:30-4pm, AC213 (In front of AA&CC office)
Students have a chance to chat with our Peer Academic Coaches, receive some effective exam preparation strategies and have some hot chocolate!
 
Yoga in the Library Makerspace, 3-4pm, Library Makerspace
Free one hour yoga session available to all students. Registration required. Click here to register on the Intranet.
 
SCAA Dodgeball Tournament, 4-8pm, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
SCAA is hosting a free dodgeball tournament in gym 3 and 4. Sign up by emailing sportslead.athletics@gmail.com either individually or in teams of 8(min) - 10 (max) to reserve a spot. Each team must have two females. Prizes will be given out to the winning team and we will be providing pizza.
 
Drop-in Sports, Activities and Timing Vary, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Free drop-in sports for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for the drop-in sports schedule.
 
Drop-in Aquatics Programs, Activities and Timing Vary, Training Pool at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Programs include: Lane Swim, Sport & Swim, Learn to Swim, Aquafit, and Inner Tube Water Polo for UTSC students with a membership. Women's only options available. Click here for full drop-in aquatics schedule.
 

Wednesday, March 29

 
Hot Chocolate and Study Skills, 10-11:30am, AC213 (In front of AA&CC office)
Students have a chance to chat with our Peer Academic Coaches, receive some effective exam preparation strategies and have some hot chocolate!
 
Study Success Sessions, 12-2pm, AC254 (Inside the Library)
Explore strategies to improve your academic performance including handling multiple choice and essay questions. Drop by and chat with a Study Skills Peer Coach.
 
Hot Chocolate and Study Skills, 2:30-4pm, AC213 (In front of AA&CC office)
Students have a chance to chat with our Peer Academic Coaches, receive some effective exam preparation strategies and have some hot chocolate!
 
Drop-in Relaxation and Meditation Session, 3-4pm, SL279
Learn about the concepts of mindfulness meditation and how it can help with managing stress, increasing concentration and improving overall health. No previous meditation experience necessary. Mats and meditation cushions provided.
 
First Year End of the Year Social, 5-7pm, HW305
First year students are invited to come and celebrate the end of their first year of university. 
 
Drop-in Sports, Activities and Timing Vary, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Free drop-in sports for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for the drop-in sports schedule.
 
Drop-in Aquatics Programs, Activities and Timing Vary, Training Pool at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Programs include: Lane Swim, Leisure Swim, Learn to Swim, and Aquafit for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for full drop-in aquatics schedule.
 
Drop-in Climb and Learn to Climb, Various Times, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
The 41-foot rock climbing wall is available for drop-in climbing and Learn to Climb sessions. $2 fee includes instruction, equipment and shoes. Click here for climbing schedule.
 

Thursday, March 30

 
Study Success Sessions, 12-2pm, AC254 (Inside the Library)
Explore strategies to improve your academic performance including handling multiple choice and essay questions. Drop by and chat with a Study Skills Peer Coach.
 
First Year Study Cafés, 1-3pm, AC227
Join other first year students for a study session before final exams start.
 
Exam Preparation Workshop, 2-3pm, AC321
Need help acing your finals? This workshop will help you to develop techniques to improve your performance in multiple choice questions and essay exams. It will also cover techniques in learning to manage exam stress and anxiety. Sign up on cln.utoronto.ca > Click on Event & Workshops Calendar > Click on UTSC Academic Advising & Career Centre
 
SCAA Archery Tag Trip, 6-8pm, Archers Arena
Join SCAA for a trip to Archers Arena to play tag with bows and arrows. The cost is $10 for UTSC students and $15 for guest. Prices include transportation from UTSC and a pizza party. Ticket sales will be starting March 13th in the SCAA office at TPASC room 2051. DISCLAIMER: **CASH ONLY** NO RESERVATIONS ** Questions/concerns: vpfinance.athletics@gmail.com
 
Drop-in Sports, Activities and Timing Vary, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Free drop-in sports for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for the drop-in sports schedule.
 
Drop-in Aquatics Programs, Activities and Timing Vary, Training Pool at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Programs include: Lane Swim, Sport & Swim, Learn to Swim, Aquafit, Leisure Swim,  Inner Tube Water Polo, and Aqua Zumba for UTSC students with a membership. Women's only options available. Click here for full drop-in aquatics schedule.
 

Friday, March 31

 
ISC Year End Celebration Dinner, 4-6pm, HW305
Open to all international students. Come celebrate the end of the academic year with the International Student Centre.
 
Drop-in Sports, Activities and Timing Vary, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Free drop-in sports for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for the drop-in sports schedule.
 
Drop-in Aquatics Programs, Activities and Timing Vary, Training Pool at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
Programs include: Lane Swim, Sport & Swim, Learn to Swim, Aquafit, and Leisure Swim for UTSC students with a membership. Click here for full drop-in aquatics schedule.
 
Drop-in Climb and Learn to Climb, Various Times, Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
The 41-foot rock climbing wall is available for drop-in climbing and Learn to Climb sessions. $2 fee includes instruction, equipment and shoes. Click here for climbing schedule.
 

Additional Activities

 
Hot Chocolate & Timbits outside AA&CC, Wednesday, April 5, 12-2pm, AA213
The Academic Advising & Career Centre will be handing out hot chocolate/timbits to help students combat exam stress. Feel free to come in the Centre to access resources and talk with our staff members.
 
Yoga in the Library Makerspace, Wednesday, April 5, 3-4pm, Library Makerspace
Free one hour yoga session available to all students. Registration required. Click here to register on the Intranet.
 
Hot Chocolate & Timbits outside AA&CC, Monday, April 10, 12-2pm, AA213
The Academic Advising & Career Centre will be handing out hot chocolate/timbits to help students combat exam stress. Feel free to come in the Centre to access resources and talk with our staff members. 
 

Contact

 
If you have any questions, please email us: stuaff@utsc.utoronto.ca or drop by our office in the Student Centre, SL157.