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Student Parent Handbook

The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity is proud to present a handbook for pregnant and parenting students. This handbook includes on-campus resources, lactation room locations (with a campus map), scholarship information, Title IX protections, rights and words of advice and encouragement. 

We created this handbook to provide a comprehensive resource for students who are also parents. Student parents have many unique responsibilities that they must balance, and it is important to provide a resource that will help student parents navigate both roles. 

We hope this resource answers many, if not all, of the questions student parents have as they learn to navigate as a student and as a parent at the University of Kansas. 

To download Supporting Student Parents on Campus: Advice, Resources, and Rights, click here!

Updated: March 2017 


Did You Know..
  • Only 22% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women, compared to 24% just two years ago
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 41 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 38% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 79% of what median earnings are for men

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