Welcome to Student Parent Help Center

Please Note: The center is currently closed and all events are cancelled. However, all staff are available and working remotely from home. We are taking emails at sphc@umn.edu. For time-sensitive issues, please call 651-340-1280.

Child Care Grant Update- Spring 2020

Post Secondary Childcare Grant (PSCCG)

There is still funding available for this grant. If you want to be screened for eligibility, please contact our front desk at 612-626-6015.

University Student Services Fee Childcare Assistance Grant (USSFCCAG)

We are out of funding for this grant until Fall 2020. It is not too soon to be added to the waitlist for the fall. If you want to be screened for eligibility, please contact our front desk at 612-626-6015.

Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr announced a gift from his Raise the Barr foundation to support research at the University of Minnesota’s Student Parent HELP Center (SPHC).

Student Parent Help Center Community Spaces

Student Parent Help Center Lounge

Learn more about our undergraduate student parent lounge, computer lab, and community space for students on campus.

Undergraduate Child Care Assistance Grants and Other Funding

Grants & Scholarships

Look here for undergraduate based child-care assistance grants, scholarships, and emergency assistance funding.

Graduate/Pro Child Care Assistance and Other Services

Graduate Student Services

Look here for information regarding child care assistance funding and services for graduate and professional students.

Parents As Students (Undergraduate) Support Group

Parent As Students Support Group

The Parents As Students Support (PASS) group helps student parents connect, develop support networks, and build community.

Family Friendly Events & Activities

Events & Activities

The Student Parent Help Center organizes family friendly events and activities for Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Teen Parent Outreach Program

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We offer teen parent presentations at local high schools, alternative programs, and community organizations.