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

liveWELL: Design Your Well-Being - Engineering Good Habits for Life

Thursday, August 12, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

In this training, you will learn a quick overview of the science of habits and why we do what we do.  Walk away with tips, tools, and resources to help you design lifelong, healthy habits. For more information, please visit our website at https://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/livewell-trainings.

liveWELL: Design Your Well-Being - Engineering Good Habits for Life

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

In this training, you will learn a quick overview of the science of habits and why we do what we do.  Walk away with tips, tools, and resources to help you design lifelong, healthy habits.  For more information, please visit our website at https://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/livewell-trainings.

liveWELL: Taste of Mindfulness: Intention

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

In this session, the role of intention in mindfulness practice will be explored.  Intention is about doing something on purpose in a certain way, rather than automatically or out of habit.  So, for example, we might choose to taste what we are eating for lunch today, rather than automatically being lost in ruminating over the events of the morning or our plans for the afternoon.  When we are intentional about what we pay attention to and how we are paying attention to it in any given moment,…

Contact Information

Family Services

Phone
Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

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