Student Parent Needs Survey

College with Kids

A support service for student parents

Are you in school or going back to college and need assistance finding services to support your children or family while you attend classes?

Being a Parent while attending college is difficult to say the very least. Student Parents juggle the needs of child and family, meet the financial demands it takes to get by from day to day, struggle to find the time to study, research and write papers ….and still try to maintain some personal time to keep it all together and moving in the right direction.

Student Parents often feel overwhelmed with little resources or support as they try to balance their responsibilities, demands and commitments.

The Student Parent Center is helping student parents achieve their education goals by providing the resources they need to succeed at MU.

Not sure where to start? We can help!

  • State assistance
  • Special Needs Support
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Family Safety
  • International Support
  • Family Economics
  • Parenting Support
  • Campus programs and Service
  • Childcare and Education Information
  • Academic Support

MizFit (Mizzou Families Involved Together) is a student organization for students with children and families. MizFit and the Student Parent Center, MU’s only child care facility dedicated to serving student parents, are promoting the idea of a campus based Family Resource Office to support students with Families. Look for us on Facebook to find more information on:

  • Child Care referrals and Swaps
  • University Resources
  • Family bathrooms and lactation rooms on campus
  • Community Resources
  • Guidance for using state assistance
  • Getting the most out of Financial Aid
  • Health Care for students with families
  • Social Events
  • Academic Support and Advice
  • Parenting Support
  • Things to consider as a non-traditional student
  • Clothing/equipment exchange - buy, sell or trade children's items with other student parents

You can also join our list serve to get updates and other timely information for student parents. Be a MizFit listserve


To contact us:The Student Parent Center
602 University Village
Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: 573-882-4224
Fax: 573-884-1969
E-mail: sheajm@missouri.edu