Family Services

Just-in-Time Child Care Resources

Go here for referral and listing resources to coordinate alternative child-care arrangements for COVID-19-related school closures. Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response.

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Resources for Student Parents

The University of Iowa offers a variety of programs to support student parents.

Guide to Resources

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Family Services provides programs and resources for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students to attract, retain, and engage them throughout their careers by providing an environment where individuals can be successful in their professional, academic, and personal lives.

Health and Productivity Report

Recent recap of results from Family Services and affiliated units

See the Report

Healthy Culture Checklist

Department-level practices that create a culture of well-being

Review What Works

Upcoming Events

Fit in Four

Monday, September 28, 2020 (all day)

Fit In Four starts September 28 – Register now! liveWELL and Student Wellness are teaming up to deliver Fit In Four, a four-week wellness challenge to help faculty, staff, and students tackle their health and improve physical activity, fruit and veggie intake, and self-care habits. The challenge runs from September 28 – October 25. Track your weekly physical activity, fruits and veggies, and self-care habits. Receive tips for your weekly goals and make small increases as a kick-off to…

Resilience 101 (4-part Series)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (all day)

Build healthy thinking habits, and access evidence-based tools to strengthen personal resilience and optimize well-being.  This is a 4-part series from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Wednesdays, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28.   You can Register for all four sessions via My Training at Employee Self-Service. From My Career, click on My Training, and search for liveWELL. 

Annual Iowa Healthiest State Walk (UI Virtual liveWELL Event)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (all day)

In 2020 we invite all Iowans to Team Up for 10 – to help us celebrate 10 years of the annual event.   This year we’re going ‘virtual’ – so walk for 30 minutes in your neighborhood, with a mask and safe social distancing.  Join the liveWELL virtual walk or create your own at  Let’s keep moving forward!  Share your pictures on social media using hashtags #HealthyCampus #Hawkeyes #TeamUpfor10 #MaskUpIowa.

Contact Information

Family Services

Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 50
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States