Undergraduate Students with Children

The Office of Work/Life & Family Resources, in partnership with Northwestern Student Affairs and other University partners, supports the needs of Northwestern students who are parents, as they navigate the competing demands of academic and family life. Please contact worklife@northwestern.edu with questions or to set up an individual consultation.

Additional information regarding accommodations and resources for pregnant and parenting students from the Sexual Harassment Prevention Office can be found on their website.

Parenting & Childcare

Resources to support students who are parenting at any stage, from new parents to school age and beyond.

New Parents

Finding Childcare

Search for child care providers, child care resource & referral services, priority enrollment child care centers, summer camps and more.

Childcare Centers - Offering priority enrollment & fee assistance to the Northwestern community.
Near the Evanston Campus:

Near the Chicago Campus:

Paying for Childcare

Center-Based Backup & Drop-in Childcare

Centers that offer special consideration for Northwestern families, for when regular care arrangements fall through.

Community & Family Resources

Opportunities for families to connect with community resources, events, and activities.

By Location:

Evanston & Northern Suburbs

City of Chicago

Lactation Rooms

Locating lactation rooms on campus, requesting WildCARD access, and lactation room schedules.