Students Who Are Parents

PLU is committed to supporting it’s students and assisting them attain their educational goals.  Below is a list of resources for PLU students who are parents and/or are expecting.  Students with specific questions are invited to contact The Diversity Center, Commuter & Transfer Student Connections, The Center for Gender Equity, and/or the Health Center.

PLU cannot recommend daycare sites or facilitate child care in any way.  However, please check out the following community resources available to you.

Day Care

The City of Tacoma provides information about how to choose a day care, human resources for counseling, and payment resources.

PLU has a convenient, private Lactation Room for breastfeeding mothers. This quiet space is equipped with comfortable seating, power outlets, and access to a restroom.
Location: Downstairs Women’s restroom in the Mortvedt Library

The PLU Health Center provides a variety of resources including Family Planning, Pregnancy Testing, STI Testing, and Referrals to local providers.

The Voices Against Violence Program provides advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence.

PLU Athletics offers a variety of camps and clinics throughout the year for students in the community of a variety of ages. If your children are invested in sports, check out the different clinics Athletics offers at http://www.golutes.com/fanzone/camps.

Students with questions about accommodations or Title IX connected with their pregnant and parenting identity are encouraged to connect with the Dean of Students about their questions.  Details about their contact information can be found here: https://www.plu.edu/srr/