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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at TAMU chapter.

The key to wellness is balance which is definitely easier said than done. As college students, it’s easy to become overwhelmed between all the assignments and tests. It’s important to schedule time to do something relaxing and fun by yourself or with friends. Texas A&M University has so many great resources for students to enjoy, so here are some activities to do on or off campus during your study break!

1. Playing racquetball at the Rec

Get your blood flowing with a fun game you can play with friends.

2. Roasting marshmallows

Or if you don’t have a fire pit, microwaved marshmallows are delicious too.

3. going thrifting

This is a fun way to find a fun item of clothing on a budget.

4. A Picnic with Friends

Grab some Chick-Fil-A from the MSC and head on over to Aggie Park.

5. Write Letters to your Friends

Enjoy taking the time to hand write a personal message for someone special.

6. Camping Weekend

If you’re a fan of the outdoors, grab some friends and spend the night in nature.

7. Make matching T-shirts with your friends

Grab some supplies from the nearest craft store and go crazy.

8. Cook a Fancy Dinner

Maybe try out that recipe you saved so long ago, and give it your best shot.

9. Make Friendship Bracelets

Pick out some string and matching charms.

10. Watercoloring in Aggie Park

Get some fresh air while making a masterpiece.

11. Hammocking

Taking lounging to a whole new level.

12. Late night taco break

Enjoy some tacos after a long day of studying

13. Murder Mystery Themed Dinner with Friends

Bringing the game Clue to life.

14. Jump off the high dive at the Rec

If you need something exciting to wake you up after sitting for a whole day, this is definitely for you.

15. Watch a movie on Aggie Cinema

AggieCinema.tamu.edu has hundreds of free movies and TV shows for students connected to TAMU wifi.

16. Write a Short Story

Get those creative juices flowing.

17. Catch the MSC Town Hall Coffeehouse Series

Every other Wednesday outside of the ILCB, you can enjoy some snacks and coffee while listening to live music. Click here for more details.

18. Learn how to crochet or knit

Learn how to make one of those cute crochet tops perfect for the springtime!

19. Bake cookies for your friends

Share some yummy treats with the people you love.

20. Meditate

Great for clearing your mind and relieving stress.

21. Read a Book in the Park

Enjoy some fresh air with a good story.

22. Go Bowling

There’s no shame in using the bumpers.

23. Play an instrument

The MSC has piano rooms available for an hour at a time where you can practice piano in private. Click here for more details.

24. Make a mood board

Repurpose all those old magazines you have lying around.

25. Self Care/Spa day

Throw on a relaxing face mask and shower with your favorite body scrub.

Vinathi Golkonda is the Secretary at the Her Campus TAMU chapter. She manages member information and keeps chapter members informed about upcoming events and reminders. Her writing mainly covers her experiences in college and events happening around campus. Outside of Her Campus, Vinathi serves as the Executive Director of Operations for the Texas A&M Student Senate where she manages records and curates content for its social media platforms. Vinathi is currently a sophomore at Texas A&M University majoring in Electrical Engineering and minoring in Mathematics and Computer Science. Aside from writing, her hobbies include playing piano, listening to music, doing henna, and hiking. She has visited over 20 National Parks and Monuments over the past 11 years and loves nature. Vinathi thoroughly enjoys watching reality television shows, especially Love is Blind and Indian Matchmaking on Netflix.