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Students With Children

CNTSP has compiled this list of services and resources for students with children:

Student Spouse / Partner / Dependent Activity Card
Get special rates for their spouses, partners, and dependents at athletic events.

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

Housing
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 message board 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.

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 between classes, this space provides quiet, comfort, and privacy.

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

Growing Ideas Tipsheets: A Resource for Guiding Early Childhood Practices


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Commuter & Non-Traditional Student Programs
228 Memorial Union, Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: 207-581-1734 | Fax: 207 581 1737E-mail: barbara.smith@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1865