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Student Parent Early Childhood Program

The Student Parent Early Childhood Program (SPEC) provides support to Metropolitan State Universitystudents who are parents or guardians of children under the age of six years old.  

Students enrolled in this program will receive monthly distributions of essential products for their child(ren), including but not limited to items such as diapers, wipes, formula, and other essentials for newborns/toddlers. Student’s enrolled in this program will also engage in monthly check-ins with staff and have access to other resources provided by the Student Parent Center.  

SPEC Participant Eligibility:  

  • Student(s) has a child under the age of six years old (newborn through five years) 
  • Student(s) must be actively enrolled in at least one course at Metropolitan State University  
  • Student(s) must have a 2.0 GPA  

SPEC Enrollment: 

  • To become a member of Metro State’s Student Parent Early Childhood Program (SPEC), please complete the form below. By completing this form, you will gain access to services in addition to helpful resources and events on and off-campus. For more information, questions, or if you would prefer a paper copy of this application, please contact  or 651.793.1564.  
  • To apply, use this link: