As the nation heads into the second fall of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of student parents enrolled in college are returning to in person instruction at the same time as their children. Roughly
one in five undergraduates in the U.S. have minor children, and many others are pregnant during their education. More than ever before, prepping for student success this semester means paying attention to the needs students have outside the lecture hall, including their family responsibilities.
This guide offers key considerations for colleges and universities during 2021-22 school year as it relates to pregnant and parenting students in higher education.