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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.

Full/half-day preschool openings (ages 3 & older only) are available at our Ann Arbor U-M Early Education & Care programs. Click here to apply, or contact Judy at (734) 763-3947.

Full/part-time openings (including for infants & toddlers) are available at independent Campus Child Care Homes Network programs in Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti, MI. Click here to log in and view detailed 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. Click here 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