- Ask for help! Join the Student with Children listserv and exchange tips with other student-parents. Send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.
- Coordinate baby-sitting and study time with other student-parents or look into hiring someone from NYU's babysitting registry.
- Don't forget - there's an NYU Parent's Network!
- If you are just getting back into school, try taking only one or two classes to ease back into it. You will get a feel for the workload, and then progressively work your way up to being a fulltime student. If you have any financial conerns regarding class load costs - visit the Office of Financial Aid or call them at 212.998.4444
- Study wherever you can, including on your commute (if traveling by train or bus). If you do commute - stay informed! NYU has services specifically for commuter students. Visit the NYU Commuter Services website, or stop by the Student Resource Center (Kimmel Center, Suite 210) for more information.
- Quiet Study Spaces are also available on campus - click here to view places and times.
- Scholastic and Parents.com have great resources for influential and well-loved children's books - if your children see you reading and writing, give them a book to read along! It will help influence positive behaviors and future study habits.
- If need additonal ways of reaching out or want to find events for you and your child - visit the NYU Students with Children Club's Facebook
If you do find yourself stressed or down, contact the NYU Wellness Exchange. Call (212) 443-9999 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This service is free for all NYU students.