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One-stop shopping for all your parenting needs...

This site is dedicated to the needs of students at the University of Michigan who juggle parenting/elder/family care, study and work. It is maintained by the U-M Work/Life Resource Center (WLRC) and was created by the former Committee on Student Parent Issues (COSPI).

  • Contact to be added to the email list for graduate student parents in Rackham programs.
  • Contact to be added to the email list for undergraduate and graduate student parents in all other (non-Rackham) programs.

Preschool openings are available at our Ann Arbor U-M Children's Centers. Contact Judy at (734) 763-3947 for more information.

Infant/toddler/preschool openings are available at independent Campus Child Care Homes Network programs in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, & Canton.

U-M Family Helpers is an online listing of U-M students and U-M benefits-eligible retirees who offer child/elder care, tutoring, pet/house sitting, yard work, housekeeping, and more!


Advice for Students with Children (produced by Rackham Graduate School)


Past survey reports on U-M students with children


Contact WLRC

Contact COSPI