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Focus on Finals

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Focus on Finals

We know that wrapping up the semester can be a stressful time, so the University Library offers resources and services to help students, staff, and faculty de-stress and relax. On the front page is our latest Cal Poly Pomona University Library Focus on Finals resources and events. If you need more library resources or find recommendations to relax and de-stress, click on resources for de-stressing

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The campus has many Focus on Finals relaxation and de-stressing events, which include:

  • Relaxation music
  • Prerecorded video
  • Live in-person programming
  • Tips and tricks for studying
  • Health tips

Finals Week Fall 2023

Live Programming


The Cal Poly Pomona University Library is proud to announce that we have limited live programming for the Fall 2023 semester. 


Photo of three dogsTherapy Dogs

Date: December 5 - 14, 2023 (check below for specific dates and times)
Location: Second Floor, Bronco Community Zone
Cost: Nothing

Pet cute dogs and feel your stress go away:

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 3-4pm, Tsunami
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 2-3pm, Max
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023, 9-10am, Nora
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023, 10am-12pm, Apollo
  • Friday, December 8, 2023, 1-3pm, Gracie
  • Thursday, December 14, 2023, 1-3pm, Gracie

Bronco Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am
Location: Second Floor, Front of Circulation Desk
Cost: Nothing

Join the Bronco Wellness Center on the second floor, circulation desk for a free breakfast, test your knowledge with some nutrition trivia, and learn more about the importance of breakfast during finals season!

Nintendo Switch Free Play

Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: Second Floor, Bronco Community Zone
Cost: Nothing

Play Mario Kart, Smash Bros, and other Nintendo games in the Bronco Community Zone

Maker Studio Open Space

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023 - Friday, December 15, 2023
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Maker Studio
Cost: Nothing

For Focus on Finals, come in and catch up on any workshops you missed out on this semester (crochet, leather working, keychain making, sewing, and more).


Bronco Lockers


Bronco LockersCal Poly Pomona is proud to offer a service for safe and convenient pick up of library materials, the 24/7 Bronco Lockers. Located between Parking Lot G & the Bronco Bookstore, the Bronco Lockers are available 24/7, allowing for a contactless campus pick up on your schedule. Users must complete the Safer Return Checklist and appropriate Daily Health Screener each time before coming to campus; review and comply with campus safety protocols. To use, search for the book you need on the library website and select “24/7 Locker” for pickup. The library will notify users when their item is available for pick up. Check out for more information, or email

The bronco lockers are easy and convenient! Check out a tutorial video by Librarian Shonn Haren on the process of using the service.

Library Virtual Programming

The Cal Poly Pomona University Library has a host of Recorded Programming that you can enjoy. We have our library Pets, a library tour, tips to survive procrastination, our Star Wars Virtual tour, Adult Storytime, and our escape room. Enjoy!