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


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.


Learn about upcoming CEW events for non-traditional U-M students.

Under the Michigan Partners Project grant, CEW has created a helpful guide titled Helping Students with Children Graduate: Taking Your College Services to the Next Level.

U-M Support of Child Care for Student Parents featured.

Summer Camp Expo will take place at Briarwood Mall in Ann Arbor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Explore your options for summer care and learning!

Weekday child care openings for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are currently available at state-licensed, 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.



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


Past survey reports on U-M students with children


Contact WLRC

Contact COSPI