Best Spots To Nap At Simon Fraser University (SFU)

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Long days in class can sure zap the energy right out of you.

Who can sit through an entire Chemistry class without passing out at least once?

Besides, those longer Winter days up on campus don’t make you feel the greatest either. A comfy spot to nod off is all you need sometimes to get that energy back up.

Best Spots To Nap At SFU

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PHOTO: W.A.C. BENNETT LIBRARY/FACEBOOK

W.A.C. Bennett Library

This spot is ideal for those needing a nice quiet place to lay their head down during anytime of the day. The library has numerous silent study areas for you to take advantage of. It is also close to the bus loop, so when you wake up dazed from your sleep, you can quickly continue your nap on the bus.

 

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PHOTO: APPLIED SCIENCES BUILDING/FACEBOOK

Applied Sciences Building

It offers up comfy couches and is conveniently located right in front of Renaissance Coffee in the Applied Sciences Building. The large windows allow for sun to shine through, giving you a homey feel. Grab a coffee and have a quick power nap to recharge your batteries.

 

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PHOTO: SFU AQ/FACEBOOK

Academic Quadrangle (AQ) – Pond Area

If you enjoy the beautiful views that Burnaby Mountain offers to its students, then this is the spot for you to take advantage of. This location is best for sunny days, and is a relaxing spot to lay your head down. It is situated right in the middle of the campus, so when you wake up from your nap you won’t have to travel too far to class. Winter is coming, so seize this opportunity fast!

 

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PHOTO: SFU STUDENT CENTRAL/FACEBOOK

Maggie Benston Centre

Dim lighting? Check. Quiet atmosphere? You betcha! This spot is located close to the bus loop, and is absolutely one of the best places on campus to catch up on your sleep and prepare for a long semester ahead. The round couches on the bottom floor give you a quiet setting to get some rest before hitting the books again.

 

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PHOTO: SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY/FACEBOOK

Academic Quadrangle – 6th Floor

Here you are high above all the clamor around campus and can enjoy a nice sunset as the day ends. Conveniently located in the middle of the campus, this spot has you situated in one of the more quiet areas of campus away from classrooms. Additionally, the soft couches will give you one of the best naps you will have during your time in university.

Did we miss one of your favourite places to catch some Z’s? Let us know in the comments below!

H/T: Jag Sidhu – FASS Connections Peer Mentor

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