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Child and Family Resources

Graduate students who are parents may take advantage of many resources offered by Northwestern, listed below. A TGS family resource liaison is available to provide assistance, advice, and connections to help you balance navigating academia and family responsibilities. To schedule a personal consultation with the TGS family resource liaison, call 847-467-1460.

Children & Family

The University offers the following resources for parents seeking information on childcare:

On-Campus Lactation Rooms


Northwestern offers assistance connecting with relocation resources such as:

Health Insurance

The University offers students the option of enrolling dependents in the student health insurance plan. Learn more on the Student Health Insurance website.