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ISPC: Lunch, Conversation, and Community

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Meet fellow student-parents in health professional programs, share lunch and conversation, and learn about resources for student-parents! We will update this schedule with specific topics and locations as we have them.

These monthly lunches will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00pm - 12:30pm. 


Email [email protected] to learn more.

Student Parent Help Center Office Hours in Health Science Education Center

Stephanie Lee is the Graduate Student Parent Counselor at the Student Parent HELP Center and a licensed social worker with years of family and youth work experience. Stephanie is available for one to one consultation appointments for any graduate or professional student who is in need of family related support. Stephanie is also the person graduate students will complete their initial intake with, when at all possible.

Please email [email protected] if you would like to schedule an appointment with Stephanie. This is a great opportunity to learn about the Child Care Assistance Grants available at the U of M.

Office Hours at CHIP:  Tuesdays by phone or Zoom appointment  

Parent-to-Parent Luncheon with Faculty

Parent to parent luncheon

Join us for the annual Parent-to-Parent Luncheon with Faculty. Along with the Student Parent HELP Center, we are hosting a panel lunch featuring healthcare faculty from various fields who are parents. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn from, and network with, professionals who excelled in their healthcare careers and/or education while parenting.

March 23, 12 - 1 pm (via Zoom)


Zoom Family Trivia Night

Student parent with family bowling at a ISPC event

Date TBD

Family Day at the Park

ISPC Family Day at a park

Join us for a relaxing and fun afternoon at the park!  Meet fellow student-parents in healthcare programs and enter to win raffle prizes!  We’ll provide dinner and activities for adults and kids of all ages.

Spring 2021 Date/Time: TBD

Student Parent Help Center: Ongoing Advising

If you’d like to meet with a Student Parent Counselor outside of the time listed above, find more information here or contact the Student-Parent Help Center directly.

  • Email: [email protected] (As of now, SPHC can offer phone or online check-ins, which can be scheduled by emailing this email address)

Homecoming Parade & Pizza Party

Family at ISPC family event

Bring your families to march in the U of M's Homecoming Parade!

Fall 2021 Date/Time: TBD