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Resources for Pregnant and Parenting Students

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in all educational programs or activities. This includes prohibiting discrimination against pregnant and parenting students.

For more information please see the following document from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, and/or Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students.

Additional Resources

Disability Support Services
Craven Hall, Suite 4300
Telephone: (760) 750-4905 or (760) 750-4909 (TTY)
FAX: (760) 750-3445
Email: dss@csusm.edu

The DSS staff are available for both walk-in and scheduled appointments Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Gender Equity Center – Tukwut Parents
University Student Union, 3200
Telephone: (760) 750-4988

The Tukwut parents program aims to support and advocate on behalf of parenting students at CSUSM.

Resources include:

  • Lactation Room and Parent Space
  • Child Friendly Space
  • Inclusive Children’s Books
  • Campus Resources for Pregnant Students
  • Holistic Support

Lactation Room for Nursing Mothers:

The Gender Equity Center has a private lactation room available for all mothers to pump or nurse during the day. They also have a refrigerator to safely store pumped milk until it is time to go home. The lactation room is available for use by students, staff, and faculty. Employees may contact the Gender Equity Center at (760) 750-4988 to reserve a specific time.

Center for Children and Families
CSUSM’s on campus childcare center
Address: 453 La Moree Road San Marcos CA 92078
Telephone: (760) 750-8750

Please Contact the Center for Children and Families to inquire regarding student tuition rates.