Student support resources available during exams 

08 Apr 2024

As we prepare for exam week, know that your campus community is here to support you and your mental health and well-being.

There are a variety of resources available to help you connect, recharge, and prioritize your mental health, ensuring your success during exams. 

Wellness Centre Counselling Sessions 
Counselling is available to students on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday, April 9 – Thursday, April 18 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Students can drop into the Wellness Centre to book a time or email  

Extended Library Hours 
The Library is open extended hours during exam week: 

  • Monday, April 8 – Thursday, April 18 | 8:10 a.m.–1 a.m. 
  • Saturday, April 13 | 10 a.m.–10 p.m. 
  • Sunday, April 14 | 10 a.m.–1 a.m. 

Navigate MtA Outreach Booths 
Drop by one of the outreach booths to connect with the Navigate MtA team or find helpful resources for managing stress and supporting your mental well-being.   

  • Friday, April 12 | 11:30 a.m–1:30 p.m. | Jennings Dining Hall 
  • Monday, April 15 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m. | Library 
  • Wednesday, April 17 | 11:30a.m.–1:30 p.m. | WMSC 
  • Friday, April 19 | 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. | Gracie’s Café 

The Mindfulnest  
Located on the third floor of the Wallace McCain Student Centre, the Mindfulnest is a place where you can take a moment to unwind and rejuvenate in a peaceful setting. Students are welcome to relax and recharge by journaling, reading, meditating, or simply allowing yourself some time to unwind in your own way.  

Available resources for shared use include fidgets, guided journals, books from the mindfulnest library, puzzle books, arts supplies, games, heating pad, and a Himalayan salt lamp.  

There are also resources in the space for you to take with you such as bottled water, worksheets, and colouring pages from the activity binder, resource cards and brochures, and calendar planning sheets. Thank you to for the generous funding that has helped to furnish this new space.
Find more available resources through the following: 

Student Garnet Guide 
The Garnet Guide for Students is a comprehensive, holistic guide to navigating mental health and wellness at Mount Allison. 
Navigate MtA Wellness Hub  
The Navigate MtA Student Wellness Program is a student resource for mental health and wellness information and initiatives. In collaboration with the Mental Health and Harm Reduction Outreach Coordinator, Navigate MtA helps educate and promote student wellness on campus.  

Take care of yourselves and good luck on exams! 

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