The FINAL LAP

Final Lap 2019

Spring 2019

Successfully cross the end-of-semester finish line! Open to all GW students, the Final Lap is designed to provide stress reduction opportunities both prior to and during final exams. Events range from a Silent Disco Party to Free Chair Massages. Check out our full list of events and details!

Saturday, April 27th

M4 (Military Mile Memorial March)
9:45am - 2:30pm
Kogan Plaza

Sponsor: Military and Veteran Services

Join Military and Veteran Services for the annual Military Mile Memorial March 5K. It is free to sign up and a free t-shirt and lunch will also be provided.

Tuesday, April 30th

The 39th Annual Chalk-In
11:00am - 2:00pm*
Kogan Plaza and H St., NW

Sponsor: Colonial Health Center and GW Program Board

Join the Colonial Health Center and GW Program Board for an opportunity to celebrate art, relax and relieve stress before finals. Draw with chalk on H Street, NW and enjoy music, giveaways, free food, an exciting new paint-by-numbers activity, and more!

*In the event of inclement weather, Chalk-In will be held on May 1st in Potomac Square on G St., NW in between 20th and 21st St.

Graduate Student Study Snacks
5:00 - 6:00pm
Gelman Library 219

Sponsor: Student Experience Team

Graduate Student Study Snacks is an opportunity for graduate students to take a break from studying and writing for a quick pick-me-up snack. While supplies last!

Wednesday, May 1st

Free Zumba
6:00 - 6:50pm
GW School of Public Health B112B

Sponsor: Exercise Science Department

Join the School of Public Health Exercise Science Department for FREE Zumba class! For a happy and stress-free heart, dance like no one is watching!

Thursday, May 2nd

Free Meditation
12:15 - 12:45pm
GW School of Public Health 300B

Sponsor: Exercise Science Department

Join the School of Public Health Exercise Science Department for a FREE meditation sesssion. Learn to find peace amongst stress.

Tips and Tricks for Healthy Eating During Finals 
5:00 - 6:30pm
Thurston TV Lounge

Sponsor: Colonial Health Center and Capital Peers

Join the Colonial Health Center and the Capital Peers for a look at the benefits of healthy eating and some tips and tricks to help you do so during the finals season!

Silent Disco
8:00 - 10:00pm
Marvin Center, Rm. 309

Sponsor: Collegiate Recovery Community and the Colonial Health Center

Put on a pair of headphones and dance the night, and stress, away! You will be able to choose between two different music stations. Bring your GWorld Card...and your dancing shoes! 

Friday, May 3rd

Petting Zoo
1:00 - 4:00pm
Square 80

Sponsor: GW Class Council

Join GW Class Council for their annual free putting zoo. Cute animal friends will be present from Squeals on Wheels!

Monday, May 6th

Breakfast Break
9:00 - 11:00am
Kogan Plaza

Sponsor:  Colonial Health Center and Division of Safety and Security

Start your day off with a breakfast snack! Come grab a granola bar, fruit, and a cup of coffee to power you through the finals season!

Tuesday, May 7th

Free Chair Massages
12:00 - 5:00pm
District House, B114

Sponsor: Colonial Health Center

Professional massage therapists from Eye Street Massage will be present to offer free chair massages for all GW students. Sign ups will take place during the event.

Wednesday, May 8th

Free Yoga
12:00 - 12:50pm
GWSPH, B112A

Sponsor:  Exercise Science Department

Join the School of Public Health Exercise Science Department for a FREE yoga event. Leave your stressors at the door!

Free Chair Massages
12:00 - 5:00pm
District House, B114

Sponsor: Colonial Health Center

Professional massage therapists from Eye Street Massage will be present to offer free chair massages for all GW students. Sign ups will take place during the event.

Thursday, May 9th

Free Metabolic Effect
12:00 - 12:50pm
GW School of Public Health, B112A

Sponsor: Exercise Science Department

Prepare to give it your all for 30 minutes!

April 24th - May 14th

Stress Relief Drop-In
Everyday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Colonial Health Center, Room G27

Sponsor: Colonial Health Center

Come diffuse your stress! Connect with a counselor in the CHC to learn skills to calm your stress and anxiety in an anonymous space. 

May 6th - May15th

10 Group Fitness Classes for $10
The Lerner Health and Wellness Center

Sponsor: Campus Recreation

Need a break from finals? The Lerner Health and Wellness Center has you covered! From May 6th-15th, purchase 10 group fitness classes for $10 total! With plenty of class formats and times to choose from, you can keep up your self-care routine and crush those finals! Package may be purchased online or in person.

 

Questions? Contact [email protected]