The University of Arizona is committed to the success of its employees and offers a variety of benefits and services to support the diverse family needs of faculty and staff members.
Meet with a dependent care advisor to explore childcare options that address your family’s unique needs.
Work with a dependent care advisor to identify and develop parenting techniques consistent with your family’s values.
Employee Assistance Counseling
Receive free, confidential short-term counseling for yourself, your dependents, and members of your household.
Sick and Back-Up Childcare
Use subsidized childcare services up to 10 times per year if your regular care is interrupted.
Receive up to $2,000 in reimbursements for qualifying childcare.
Benefits and Guides
Flexible Spending Accounts
Consider if a dependent care flexible spending account, which covers nannies and private in-home care, may be right for you.
Flexible Work Arrangements
Explore opportunities for a flexible schedule or location with your supervisor.
Find out if Family and Medical Leave makes sense for you.
Discover how the University supports your child's education through qualified tuition reduction.
The Sandwich Generation Club
People who care for loved ones in different age groups at the same time are called the “sandwich generation.”
Those loved ones often, but not always, include both young children and aging parents.
Are you part of the club? If so, these workshops were made for you. Dependent care experts from Life & Work Connections will share survival tips and tools to help you navigate the unique challenges of your dual caregiver role.
Thrive in Your Changing Role as a Parent
The shift doesn't happen overnight, or on an established timeline. It's an evolving process that takes intentionality.
Playing Referee in Sibling Rivalry
No matter how hard you try to keep the peace, some conflict is inevitable. Here's how to minimize your stress.
Start a Caregiving Conversation
Just the thought of talking about caregiving can bring a rush of discomfort. Luckily, it gets easier the more you try.
When Office and School Share a Room
Consider guidelines to help you support your child’s education while fulfilling your job duties. (15 minutes)
Create boundaries in work and personal relationships to improve your presence and connection. (15 minutes)
Social-Emotional Learning at Home
Explore ways to support your kid’s social and emotional learning while staying home. (15 minutes)