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Finals Resources Guide: Home

This guide provides information on Library and USD resources to help students succeed on their final exams for Fall 2023


Copley is now offering after-hours chat to ensure students can get research assistance 24/7. Students can contact a librarian for research help via chat, text or email by clicking the Ask-A-Librarian link on our homepage. Students can also schedule a remote visit with one of our Subject Specialists for more in depth assistance on a discipline-specific issue.


Open 24/7 12/06/23-12/20/23

Nourish to Flourish Week

Nourish to Flourish Week

Take part in special programming December 4-8 to help you rest, relax and prepare for your upcoming exams. Click the link above or follow USD Student Wellness on Instagram to stay in the know about programming for the week including Therapy Dogs, Yoga, Wellness Skills Workshops, and more.

Additional Resources

For additional resources to support you during finals including tips for managing stress and studying effectively, visit You Are USD Finals Resources Page

Other Study Areas on Campus

To locate additional study space on campus, visit this map of study spaces at USD.

Returning Library Materials

Library materials may be returned 24/7 to our after hours book returns - one book return is located near the steps to the upper level entrance to Copley Library and the other book return is outside Copley's ground floor entrance facing the Learning Commons. 

For help with late fees, study rooms, renewing items and more: please contact Copley Access Services via email at or via telephone at 619-260-4799. 

Got a Group? Reserve a Group Study Room

Quiet Policy and Group Study Policy

Copley Library Room Reservation Policy: Group Study Rooms are for groups only. Rooms 223-226 currently allow individual study. All other rooms are for groups only.

Copley Library Quiet Policy: Copley's ground floor allows for moderate talking and group collaboration throughout.