Reading Day: Fall 2023

November 20, 2023

You can rest, refuel and prepare for finals on Reading Day Thursday, December 7, 2023. Student Life departments and campus partners will be offering fitness classes, snack breaks, movies and more across campus. See the full list of activities and events below:

Ohio Union Events

OUABreakfast: 9 a.m. – While supplies last. Performance Hall

Coffee and Coloring Books: Noon - 4 p.m. (While supplies last) Keith B. Key Center Lounge

Flicks for Free (Elemental): 7 p.m. U.S. Bank Conference Theater

Rec Sports Group Fitness Schedule

Folklore Flow Relaxation Yoga 8 - 9 a.m. RPAC B134
Pitbull vs. JLo Circuit Cycle 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. RPAC B30
80s Pulse & Plié Barre 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. RPAC B134
Cyle + Barre-loooza 10 - 11 a.m. RPAC B30
HIIT + Kick 11 - 11:45 a.m. RPAC B134
BOSU Beatz 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. RPAC B30
Fire and Ice Pilates 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. RPAC B134
Rockin' Rhythm Ride 1 - 1:45 p.m. NRC 310/320
1D vs. JB Indoor Cycle 2:15 - 3 p.m. RPAC B30
Lana Del Ride and Restore 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. NRC 310/320
Barnyard Barre Bootcamp 3 - 4 p.m. NRC 210/220
Mamma Mia! Cycle + Core 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. RPAC B30
Jingle Barre 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. RPAC B134
Beach Battle Bootcamp 5 - 6 p.m. RPAC South Gym
Rih-Rih, Queen Bey, & Nikki Indoor Cycle 5 - 6 p.m. RPAC B30
Partner Yoga 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. RPAC B134
90s-00s Hip Hop Fitness 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. RPAC B30
Eras Tour Cardio Dance 8 - 9 p.m. RPAC A200

You can find descriptions of these classes online:


11/27-12/8: “Destress Fest” with activities every weekday, including creating gingerbread houses, a “brain break,” holiday cookie decorating, a lip-sync battle, a hot cocoa bar and more.


12/4: “Finals Fiesta” with chips and salsa/nacho cheese, co-sponsored with the LatinX Club.

12/6, 12/7 and 12/8: “Grilled Bagels for Buckeyes” (weather permitting) with bagels and cream cheese/jam.  


12/6: “Dodge Finals Stress with Dodgeball” with a game in the Rec Center as well as other sports and activities on campus


11/27-12/14: “Destress Fest” with activities every weekday, including a Hot Cocoa Bar, Bowling Nights x2, Ornament/Gingerbread House decorating, Volleyball, Spikeball, Food Truck-Chic-fil-a, Therapy Dogs, Thank-a-Vet Greeting Cards-make/create to send to Veterans over the holidays, Yoga, Open Gym hours, Give-a-ways, Cookie Decorating, Dinner and Dessert, Multiple Days with Snacks and Food: Popcorn, Jersey Mikes, Ice cream, Cotton Candy and Sno-cones.