Texas State University supports families and is pleased to offer a variety of family-friendly services and resources to assist Bobcat employees balance work and life.
We understand that families are unique and therefore have different needs. From mother-friendly accommodations, summer camps, child and elder care, family discounts, pet care and other resources you are sure to find the right support to meet your family's needs.
We invite you to explore our family-friendly services below.
Here you'll find information regarding our mother-friendly worksite, tips for first-time dads and other resources.
Texas State is proud to provide educational resources, break time and special rooms in buildings across campus for nursing mothers.
We are one of the few public Texas universities to be designated a Mother-Friendly Worksite and offer accommodations across our campus.
Renovated rooms and supplies are made possible through a grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services as part of a Mother-Friendly Policy Initiative.
Read the official Mother-Friendly Worksite Policy (04.04.61)
The Texas Health and Safety Code §165.003 recognizes that a mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location.
Acknowledging the health benefits that breastfeeding offers to both newborns and their mothers, Congress amended the Fair Labor Standards Act requiring that employers provide breastfeeding mothers with “reasonable break time” and private space to express breast milk during the work day.
Mother-Friendly Worksite Policy (04.04.61)
Explore resources for kids, including child care, back-to-school special offers and summer camps.
Child Care: Visit Texas State's Child Development Center for information on child care programs.
Summer Camps: The summer season is over, and with it this year's camps. But don't worry. You can still access information about the 2016 summer camps here. We'll be back next season with more information!