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

  • Contact to be added to the email listserv for undergraduate and graduate student parents in all U-M programs except Rackham Graduate School.
  • Contact to be added to the email listserv for graduate student parents in Rackham programs.


Announcing the U-M Center for the Education of Women (CEW) programs for students, including the 2016 Nontraditional Student Panel Series: How to be Successful in the First Six Weeks!

Preschool openings (age 2 years 9 months or older) are currently available at our U-M Children's Centers in Ann Arbor. Contact Judy at (734) 763-3947 for more information.

Infant and toddler openings are currently available at independent Campus Child Care Homes Network programs in and near Ann Arbor.

U-M Family Helpers are U-M students and retirees who offer who offer occasional child/elder care, tutoring, pet/house sitting, yard work, housekeeping, and more! Log in to view their online profiles.

Would you like to participate in a U-M research study on parent-infant interactions? If so, contact (734) 763-7121 or for more information. $35 compensation.

Are you interested in talking about your experiences as a single mother with a young child and in higher education for an E.M.U. dissertation study? If so, email to learn more.



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


Past survey reports on U-M students with children


Contact WLRC

Contact COSPI