A workshop offered each quarter designed for employees and students who have taken a leave of absence for the arrival of a child. At the workshop attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about sources of support for families at OSU, connect with other parents returning to work and/or school, and hear information about transitioning into parenthood and back to work.

Beaver Family Connections

Bring your lunch from 12-1pm and join in on interesting topics and discussions related to your child's development and your family health and well being. There will be a Baby, Childhood, Tween/Teen and general session each term from you to choose from. Check out our Fall schedule!

ElderCare Connections

Join us for monthly, lunch hour, informational meetings and discussions about what it means to be a caregiver and how to optimally support the ones you love and yourself. The 2017-2018 schedule is nearly complete, check back soon!

National Work & Family Month

The month of October was established by Alliance for Work-Life Progress as National Work & Family Month (NWFM) in 2003. It is a month of dedication to ensure that the worlds of both work and family are in balance in each person’s life.


Trick-or-Treat Tour

Bring your children over to the MU Family Lounge and pick up a map of the trick-or-treat tour happening around campus. OSU Departments will have treats, and maybe even some tricks, for you and your children to enjoy on Halloween! This event will take place October 31 from 3-5pm.

Joy Drive

The Family Resource Center's Joy Drive pairs OSU sponsoring departments/individuals with OSU students who have children and are in need of help creating a joyful winter holiday season.

Summer Camp Fair

Not sure how to fill your child's days this summer? Join us for a chance to meet many of the local summer camps and find out about all the fun things they have to offer!

Bring Your Kids to Campus Day

This campus wide event is a way to celebrate family, the importance of education, and to highlight the campus as a family friendly community where parents can share their work and studies and families may spend the day playing and learning together

OSU Child Care Center Open House

On the November 18th OSU v ASU game day, join us for a celebration of the opening of OSU’s second campus child care center and OSU’s history in supporting the child care needs of students, faculty and staff.