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Students with Children

UNC and the BBSP welcome students with children and believe student-parents can be incredibly successful in graduate school. The Triangle area is a great place to raise a family with some of the best school districts in North Carolina. There are many family-friendly activities around the area including the Durham Museum of Life and ScienceMarbles Kid’s Museum, family programming at the NC Botanical GardensKidzu Children’s Museum, and excellent parks and recreation systems.

As a student parent you have access to the UNC Student Parent Association, which advocates for the unique needs of student parents and serves as a connection to local childcare, parenting, health care and other resources. Additionally, UNC makes available to students a financial assistance program to help with the cost of child care.