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

This website is dedicated to the needs of students at the University of Michigan who juggle parenting or elder 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.

Looking for a preschool? A community Preschool Expo will be held on Sunday 1/25/15 from 1-4 p.m. in U-M's Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave. (free parking in the parking structure across the street)

Preschool openings are available at our Ann Arbor U-M Early Education & Care programs. Apply online, or contact Judy at (734) 763-3947.

Infant, toddler, and preschool openings are available at independent Campus Child Care Homes Network programs in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, & Canton, MI. Log in to view profiles!

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. Log in to find a helping hand for your family!


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


Past survey reports on U-M students with children


Contact WLRC

Contact COSPI