Family Resources

Along with the joys of parenting, graduate students and postodocs with children or dependents face unique pressures and demands on their time. To support families, the University provides a range of services.

Family Resource Center

The FRC, located at 950 East 61st Street, is a drop-in center for families that offers family-friendly programs, informational materials for families, and a support network. Membership is free for graduate students and postdocs.

Writing Groups

Student parents can join their colleagues for special writing sessions that coordinate babysitting services.

PhD Child Care Grants

Need-based stipends may be applied for by doctoral students with children.

UChicago Child Care Resources

The University's Child Care Resources site provides an overview of university services, resources and policies for families. The Parent Resource Guide also offers related information.

Read the University’s Graduate Student Parent Policy here.

Additional resources for pregnant and parenting students may be found here.

Parent Resource Guide

Download the 2017-18 Parent Resource Guide here.