Life & Work Events

Child Care Resources

The University of Chicago is committed to helping employees balance the needs of family with work responsibilities by providing family-friendly benefits, policies, and resources to our employees. For more information refer to:

  • Child Care - Parents who work or study here need access to a range of resources for their young children.  The University of Chicago addresses some of these needs with specially tailored services, resources, and policies. We welcome comments about what is successful or not, and what other needs might be addressed.
  • Child Care Referral Program - a trained child care consultant from Perspectives will assist you in evaluating your needs and locating an appropriate child care provider.

Family-related Resources and Policies

The University offers employees' qualifying children and registered domestic partners medical and dental benefits, education assistance, and other University benefits and privileges.

Children's Activities on Campus

The Laboratory Schools, Smart Museum, and Gerald Ratner Athletics Center offer a variety of programs for University of Chicago employees' children. Visit these sites to find a program that meets your child's needs.