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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.


Share your undergraduate experience with U-M! Undergraduates, President Schlissel recently sent you an invitation to complete the University of Michigan Asks You (UMAY) survey. Your feedback is important, and we are listening -- that is why the University of Michigan Asks You. Please click this link to start the survey: -- it only takes about 15-25 minutes to complete, and you will be entered into a drawing for cash prizes when you submit your responses. Thank you for helping to improve our campus (and better understand the experience of U-M undergrad student parents!).

Learn about all upcoming CEW events for U-M student parents and other nontraditional students!

See summer camp and summer child care search resources.

Weekday child care openings for 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 occasional child care or other family care, tutoring, pet or house sitting, yard work, housekeeping, and more! Log in to view their online profiles.

Please view Suicide Prevention: Using Our Strengths As a Community, a video by U-M Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

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.



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


Past survey reports on U-M students with children


Contact WLRC

Contact COSPI