Family Resources

Childcare Resources

See the University's Childcare Programs website.

Lactation Rooms

Lactation Rooms are provided around the university to nursing mothers. See the full list of rooms available here

Pregnancy Accommodations

The Office of Equity manages any Pregnancy Accommodations you may need, including but not limited to:

  • Academic support
    • Extended deadlines
    • Flexible exam scheduling
    • Excused absences
    • Grades of incomplete
    • Remote learning
  • Temporary parking in a closer location
  • Job modifications, including reassignment to others of non-essential duties
  • Modification of workplace policies, including attendance policies
  • Purchasing or modifying equipment and devices (chairs, desks, floor mats etc.)
  • Modified work schedule
  • Leave of absence (which may be unpaid)
  • Temporary assignment to a light duty position
  • Frequent breaks
    • Nursing
    • Fatigue

Parental Leave Policy

The School of Graduate Studies Parental Leave Policy can be found on the Policies & Procedures website or the Annual Bulletin. 

School of Graduate Studies students who are enrolled and receiving a stipend at the time of the birth, adoption, or foster placement are entitled to up to eight (8) weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of the eligible student’s stipend.