Students With Children

Students with their children in Commute Lounge Fall 2015 Services and resources for  UMaine students with children:

 Child Care
Review the CNTSP list to get started finding a reliable child care provider.

Family housing , University Park , provided by  UMaine Housing Services  is located near to campus , and CNTSP maintains a listing of available apartments in nearby towns.

Parents On Campus
Student-parents use the Students With Children conference  on FirstClass to keep in touch.  This First Class folder can be found in the Nontraditional Student folder. Use this great resource for advice about local doctors, play areas, and neighborhoods.

Nontraditional Students Association
The Nontraditional Students Association is an organized student voice on campus for all non-traditional students, including students who are parents. NSA has annually sponsored family events such as Family Movie and Pizza and family tickets for an athletic event.

Family Room/ Lactation Space
Thanks to the efforts of a group of parents on campus, a  room  located on the ground floor of Memorial Union is  available for the use of parents and children. For moms who need to breastfeed or breast pump  while on campus, this space provides quiet, comfort, and privacy. The Family Room can be found on the ground floor of Memorial Union and is open 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM.  To access the Family Room at other times contact CNTSP at 581 1734  to make arrangements.

Other Resources Links for Parents
Mommy & Me: Online resource for parenting

Growing Ideas Tipsheets: A Resource for Guiding Early Childhood Practices