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 for you to choose from. Check out some of our past presentations here!

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.

Kid's Gift Closet

Is your child's birthday or a holiday celebration coming up? If you are struggling to afford gifts for your child(ren), set up an appointment with one of the Family Resource Center (FRC) staff members and shop in our newly created Kid's Gift Closet!

Summer Camp Fair

Not sure how to fill your child's days this summer? Join us on Wednesday, April 10th for a chance to meet many of the local summer camps and find out about all the fun things they have to offer! For a list of the 2019 vendors click here! Also, make sure to check out our Activities Around Town & Beyond page for more ideas!

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

Family Art Fun

Join us for a fun afternoon of print making with other students and their children! We will have multiple stations setup for you and your child to create your unique masterpieces. Snacks and beverages will be provided. This is a FREE event! ** Students Only**