Our Work


The Students with Dependents (SwD) Program, through the 2Gen approach, aims to successfully transition students with dependents to UCLA by promoting holistic care via programs and advocacy to support your academic, personal, and professional goals in addition to you and your family’s health & wellbeing

*2Gen approach recognizes the whole family unit and intentionally creates policies and programs at our institution.


The Students with Dependents (SwD) Program envisions growth and accomplishment through challenges and support.

How We Got Here

Established in 2009 under student advocacy to provide caring and personalized support to UCLA students who are parents, guardians, and caregivers at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.