Supporting Graduate Students' Academic and Professional Success
Resources for Graduate Student Parents and Caregivers
Here are some resources for current and incoming graduate student parents and caregivers at UCR:
Campus Resources for Graduate Student Parents and Caregivers
- Graduate Student Parents and Caregivers Association aims to support and mentor current and incoming graduate parents at UCR and to advocate and lobby for graduate parent and caregiver needs on campus and system-wide.
Find them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/213685020234008
- Childcare reimbursement information
- UCR Graduate Division general ASE employment information page: https://graduate.ucr.edu/academic-student-employee-ase#ase_child_care_reimbursement_
- University factsheet: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/forms/pdf/ase-child-care-reimbursement-program.pdf
- Updated information on temporary expansion: https://uaw2865.org/know-your-rights/childcare-reimbursement-program/
- Form to submit for reimbursement: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/forms/pdf/uben-254.pdf
Note: If you’re not sure who to send this form to, contact your department’s payroll office and they should be able to direct you. Contact the GSPCA if you need help filing for reimbursement.
- R'Kids UCR Parents Organization is a UCR student-parent organization that aims to build a family friendly community to ensure all student-parents and their children get the best experience possible at UCR.
- UCR Early Childhood Services provides the children of students, staff, faculty, and community members with a healthy, safe, and inclusive learning environment.
- UCR Women's Resource Center provides information and support for student parents.
- The Student-Parent Action and Retention Collaborative (S.P.A.R.C) Family Resource Guide provides a curated list of on- and off-campus resources for families.
Riverside Resources for Graduate Student Parents
- Riverside Children's Theatre is a non-profit organization that teaches acting and sets up shows for children.
- Riverside Public Libraries shows the extensive network of City of Riverside public libraries that provide services ranging from book loans to 3D printing.
- Riverside Unified School District is the main website of the Riverside public school system.