Study and travel tips

Before sugarplums start dancing in their heads, University of Western Ontario students will be cramming their brains with about three and a half months worth of information to prepare for first-term exams Dec. 6-17.

Western News has assembled studying and exam-related information and useful websites – from transit schedules to library hours, even how to unwind after a stressful exam – to help students prepare for an intense two weeks.

Good luck on exams and happy holidays!

What you need to know:

Exam schedule

Library hours

Western Libraries is extending its hours at the D.B. Weldon and Allyn and Betty Taylor libraries during the exam period. Until Dec. 17, the Weldon library is open 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. and the Taylor
library is open 8:30 a.m
until 2 a.m.

After-hours free shuttle

To ensure a safe trip home consider making use of the free USC late night exam shuttle.

Food outlets on campus

Studying tips

Exam bank

Available Study Space

The University Community Centre will be open 24-hours-a-day throughout the entire exam period.

Several faculties have study space available daily until Dec. 17 (including weekends) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Kresege Building – Room K106

North Campus Building – Rooms 285, 296

Middlesex College – Room 6

Physics & Astronomy Building – Rooms 36, 232

Social Science Centre – Rooms 3107, 8426

Somerville House – Rooms 3305, 3307

Thames Hall – Room 4185

University College – Rooms 137, 201, 212, 286, 289


Stay healthy, beat the stress

Student Health Services

Student Development Centre

Campus Recreation

Getting home after exams

Greyhound Bus Schedule

(Greyhound bus tickets can be purchased from the InfoSource in the University Community Centre)

Via Rail Schedule

(Via Rail tickets can be purchased from Travelcuts in the University Community Centre)

London International Airport