UC Family Friendly Policies for Students

The University of California has established policies to express its commitment to an educational culture supportive of family care-giving responsibilities. 

Rights & Accommodations for Pregnant Students Student Parents

Academic Parenting Accommodations | Graduate Student Parents 

There are a number of academic accommodations available to graduate students with children as well, including a leave of absence and an extension on time to degree. All of these policies and benefits are administered by the Graduate Division's Academic Services unit.

Undergraduate Student Priority Registration for Classes

Undergraduate students with young dependents (at least 50% of the time) are eligible to receive priority registration for classes. Applications are completed once for your entire term at UCSB.


Leave of Absence:

For Undergraduates | For Graduate Students | Academic Student Employees