Pregnant and Parenting Resources

As a Catholic institution of higher learning, the University of Dallas fully recognizes the foundational importance of family and is committed to providing support, care, and community to our parenting and pregnant students. Below is information relating to a variety of services available to help these students address their unique needs and complete their studies.

Title IX Office
Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator

Joshua Skinner, J.D.
Braniff Graduate Building 132
jaskinner@udallas.edu
Direct: (972) 721-5056

https://udallas.edu/offices/title-ix/index.php

The Title IX Office is an excellent place to start if you are not sure what services or help you might need as a pregnant or parenting student. The Title IX Office can help students request temporary accommodations, navigate resources both on and off campus, and facilitate assistance with financial aid, housing and part time or leave of absence options.

 

Health Clinic

Haggar University Center, 2nd floor

972-721-5322

M-F 9am-4pm (academic year)

https://udallas.edu/offices/healthservices/studenthealthclinic/index.php

The Student Health Clinic provides routine doctor office services with the convenience of an on-campus location; specialized prenatal and pediatric services are not offered. Students can access services by attending walk-in hours or calling for an appointment. The Student Health Center bills insurance for outpatient visits and students will be responsible for the co-pay as determined by their insurance at the time of the visit.

 

Counseling Center

Haggar University Center, 2nd floor

972-721-4045
counseling@udallas.edu

https://udallas.edu/offices/healthservices/counseling/index.php

The Counseling Center offers confidential services to currently enrolled students; initial sessions are free. Students can access services by calling for an appointment or using the online scheduler.

 

Campus Ministry

Haggar University Center, 2nd floor

Fr. Thomas More Barba OP, Chaplain

tbarba@udallas.edu

972-721-5375

https://udallas.edu/offices/campusministry/index.php

The Campus Ministry Office is always open, and anyone is welcome, either to talk to one of our staff members or to just relax and enjoy a snack.

 

Lactation Space

In recognition of the well documented health advantages of breastfeeding for infants and mothers, the University of Dallas provides a supportive environment to enable breastfeeding students to nurse or express their milk during school hours. To gain access to the lactation space in Cardinal Farrell Hall, please contact the Title IX Office.

 

Financial Aid

All pregnant and parenting students are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office for assistance with any financial concerns. In addition, Campus Ministry and the Office of Student Affairs can help students identify outside local resources that may be able to offset the costs of housing and medical care for pregnant or parenting students in need.

 

Baby Health Apps and Day Care Centers

 

Resources in the Community

Birth Choice of Dallas https://www.birthchoicedallas.org.

 

In My Shoes https://www.liveinmyshoes.org/

 

Missionaries of Charity’s “Mission of Mercy” (“MOM”) http://www.texascda.org/missionariesdallas.php

 

Lerato House: http://loretohouse.org/

 

The Whole Life (NAPRO) Clinic https://www.wholelifeac.com/

 

Catholic Charities of Dallas https://ccdallas.org/