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Student Parent Wellness Program

As student parents, you’re extremely busy managing caregiving responsibilities, academic courses, personal situations, and providing for the needs of your families.  This program is an opportunity to focus on YOUR WELLNESS!

Student Parent Lunch

Join us on Thursday, October 19, 12-1:30pm at the Cross Cultural Center (Student Community Center, Suite 1300) for an opportunity to connect with other student parents, enjoy lunch, and learn about the Cross Cultural Center.  Graduate and undergraduate student parents are all welcome!

Back to School Bash Pool Party

Join us for a back to school pool party at the UC Davis Rec Pool (152 La Rue Rd) before the K-12 school year begins on Saturday, August 5, 6-8pm.  Families with children of all ages are welcome.  School supply giveaways for school aged children - while supplies last.  

Questions?  Contact the Student Parent Working Group at  

Student Parent Graduation

Calling all graduating student parents - both undergrad and grad! Join the UC Davis Student Parent Working Group for a celebratory gathering to recognize your amazing achievement! Come on your own or bring a few guests (including children, of course) with you.  Event includes dinner, presentation of certificates and UC Davis swag, and children’s activities.

Monday, June 12, 5-7pm at Putah Creek Lodge

RSVP by Monday, June 5 at 

College Admissions Process Workshop

College Admissions Process Workshop 
For student parents with children in middle & high school

Wednesday, May 31, 5:30-7pm
South Hall 114
Dinner provided

Presentation by UC Davis Early Academic Opportunity Program
Learn how to prepare your middle and high school students for college and navigate the admissions process
Hosted by the Transfer and Reentry Center

RSVP to attend:

Student Parent Pre-Orientation

All incoming undergraduate and graduate student parents are invited to attend this one-day, virtual pre-orientation designed to help you and your family prepare for your time at UC Davis.  Returning students who would like a refresher are also welcome.

Wednesday, June 14, 9am-2:30pm via Zoom

Participants are welcome to come in and out throughout the program

Priority Registration for Student Parents and Caregivers for Adult Family Members

To support undergraduate students who are caring for either children or adult family members, UC Davis has a process for these students to apply to receive priority registration. Priority registration enables students to receive an earlier Pass time for course registration. The program is intended to alleviate complications related to scheduling conflicts between parental and caregiving responsibilities and UC Davis classes and course work.

Chemistry Club Show at No Kidstractions

5-7pm at the Transfer and Reentry Center (1210 Dutton Hall)

March 16: Fun-filled science demonstrations by the Chemistry Club and outdoor play in front of Dutton Hall!

Registration form (need to be logged into UC Davis account to register):

Student Parents (both undergrad and grad):
Come and study at the TRC while your children participate in fun activities!

Student Parent Resource Fair

Thursday 2/23, 11AM-2PM at the International Center Multipurpose Room

Please register by 2/17 to be entered to win family friendly raffle prizes!

Questions?  Please email Catelyn Bridges at 

Come to the fair and gather campus and community information from the following resource providers and experts: 

Gifts for Student Parent Families

Sign Up for the Annual Student Parent Holiday Gift Drive

The Student Parent Working Group, comprised of the Women's Resources and Research Center and Transfer Resource Center, is hosting a holiday gift drive for the children of current UC Davis student parents.

UC Davis graduate and undergraduate student parents/caregivers may sign up using the form linked below to participate. Gifts for children will be sponsored by UC Davis community members and the WRRC. Your information will be kept private to all but the event organizers.

Chi/Lat Student Parent Platica

Chi/Lat Student Parent Platica: Como Estudiantes y Papas

Friday, November 18, 4-6pm, CCLASS (Memorial Union 210 - access from exterior stairs outside the CoHo)

Chicanx/Latinx student parent families are invited to socialize and learn more about CCLASS (Center for Chicanx/Latinx Academic Student Success) and student-parent resources.

Spouses/partners and children of all ages are welcome. Children’s activities, snacks, and an opportunity to connect.

Trick or Treat & Halloween Party

Student parent families with children of all ages are invited to trick or treat at designated campus departments around the Quad. A map of locations will be provided the week of the event. After trick or treating, come to the TRC in 1210 Dutton Hall for Halloween games, Hocus Pocus watch party, and more.

No Kidstractions Study Hall

Last Thursday of the month, 5-7pm at the Transfer and Reentry Center (1210 Dutton Hall)
April 28 & May 26

Pre-registration is encouraged:

Student Parents (both undergrad and grad):
Come and study at the TRC while your children participate in fun activities (movies, crafts, games) Children of all ages are welcome!