For Parents & Guardians

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.

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Services & Programs

Parenting & Childcare Consultations

Meet with a dependent care advisor to explore childcare options and/or to identify and develop parenting techniques.

Schedule a Consultation

Sick and Back-Up Childcare

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Use subsidized childcare services up to 10 times per year if your regular care is interrupted.

Enroll for Back-Up Childcare

Employee Assistance Counseling

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Free, confidential short-term counseling is available to all benefits-eligible employees, their dependents, and members of their households.

Get Counseling

HR Benefits & Guides

Flexible Spending Accounts

A dependent care flexible spending account covers nannies and private in-home care.

Explore an FSA 

Flexible Work 

Explore opportunities for a flexible schedule or location with your supervisor.

Review Guidelines


Utilize a leave to handle a personal or family illness or life event. 

Learn about Leaves

Tuition Assistance

The University supports college education through qualified tuition reduction.

Know Your Options