|UW Graduate and Professional Student Senate|
More than 1 in 10 students at UW is a parent. On top of juggling classes and jobs, these classmates also struggle to raise their children. One study shows that lack of childcare is among the top barriers to successful degree completion. GPSS advocates on behalf of student parents at UW.
Visit our Student Parents BigTent Group to keep up to date on UW Student Parents Events!
Childcare Fair: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Student Parents Lunch: Monday, March 4, 2013
Students with Children Awareness Day: May 9, 2011
Recent press on Student Parent Issues:
- King5 News 5/10/13: "Tuition or Daycare? The Choice is Harder than Ever"
- The Daily, 6/1/11: "The UW should support increased access to child care and student-parent resources."
- Seattle Times, 5/9/11: "UW students bring kids to classes, seek child-care help"
- The Daily, 5/5/11: "Kids in the Quad"