Students with Dependents

Family portal for UCSF families

Make sure to bookmark, a centralized resource for anyone in the campus community who has dependents or who is planning to have a family. You'll find information here on child care, child and youth programs at UCSF and in the Bay Area, elder care resources, lactation/nursing accommodations and breastfeeding services, nutrition, special needs, and lots more.

Parental leave

Under the California Pregnancy Disability Leave laws, GSRs are entitled to unpaid leave for up to four months per pregnancy and/or reasonable accommodation for pregnancy disability, childbirth, and related medical conditions. Read more about leaves of absence.

Lab safety considerations related to pregnancy

Students who are pregnant or who thinking about having a baby, especially those who work in a lab setting, should consult the following resources.

If you have questions, please contact your department safety advisor. If you are unsure who that is, consult the list of specialists on the Environmental Health and Safety website or call the EH&S office at 476-1300.