Graduate Student Parents

Success in graduate school is more than just reading, writing, and researching. For graduate student parents, it is crucial to find adequate support and resources for your family in order to thrive as a scholar. Whether you already have children or are thinking about starting a family while in graduate school, UCSB has resources, support, and benefits to help you thrive. Here is a comprehensive resource packet for graduate student parents.


Lactation Support Program

The University of California recognizes the importance and benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and their infants. UCSB is committed to providing the information and support needed if you choose to breastfeed or express milk. See here for a map of lactation accommodation spaces on campus and for more information about the program.