Don’t become a sleepless zombie! While late-night studying is inevitable for most college students, it shouldn’t take the place of regular high-quality sleep. 1 in 5 CSUF students report that sleep difficulties negatively impact their academic performance, so it’s clearly time to get snoozing Titans!
Relaxing Bedtime Rituals
- Read a book or magazine by a soft light
- Take a warm bath
- Listen to soft music
- Do some easy stretches
- Wind down with a favorite hobby
- Listen to books on tape
- Make simple preparations for the next day
Project Zzz is an sleep initiative brought to you by the Peer Health University Network. Are you interested in promoting healthy sleep practices among your peers? Contact Hope Eckman or Darany Hoang to get involved!
CSUF Nap Map
Looking for a good place to nap on campus? Check out the CSUF Nap Map to learn about some of the most comfortable or quiet napping locations around campus.
Relax Melodies App
Select sounds and melodies that will help you unwind and fall asleep in no time.
SleepyTime App for Apple or Android
Every time you sleep, you enter into a series of sleep cycles that last for around 90 minutes, but even if you seem to get plenty of hours of sleep, waking up during one of the cycles can make you feel groggy and exhausted. SleepyTime helps you work around this issue. The app supports calculating when to wake up, when to go to sleep, and when to wake up if you sleep now.
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock
A bio-alarm clock that analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase. Use your phone to monitor the way you sleep and get detailed sleep graphs and statistics.
Brain Basics to Understanding Sleep - NIH
Get in the know on everything about sleep. The National Institute of Health (NIH) provides loads of information on understanding sleep. Find out how much sleep you need, what sleep does for you and learn about your sleep rhythms and cycles.
Do you have a helpful web app or resource you’d like to share with other CSUF students? Send your suggestions to Narayana Darst, Interim Director of Health Education and Promotion.