The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Children's Center is a valuable resource for students and faculty members who need quality, convenient, and affordable child care. If you have any questions about the Children's Center, please call 608.342.1260 or email sojaj@uwplatt.edu

Download our Family Handbook.

Enrollment Dates and Priorities

Enrollment for each semester occurs during April for the summer and fall semesters, and November for the spring semester.

Priority is give to currently enrolled children. Then, children of:

  1. Full-time students enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits
  2. Part-time students enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits
  3. Full-time faculty/staff members
  4. Part-time faculty/staff members
  5. Community members with a minimum enrollment schedule of 20 hours a week

When classroom capacities are met, children will be place on a waiting list. We ask parent(s)/guardian(s) to update their interest to remain on the waiting list each semester.

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment is assured when the following required forms are completed and the registration fee is paid:

  • Registration form
  • Child Enrollment and Health History form
  • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Class/Work Schedule form
  • Food Program forms (Campus Center only)
  • Permission form for photographs and lotion/sunscreen

The Health and Immunization form must be on file within thirty days of enrollment. A physician or nurse practitioner must sign the health form. All other forms must be completed and on file at the center before enrollment can begin.

Once enrollment is established, the director will review the process for orienting your child in the center.

Programs

  • Infant Program, ages 6 weeks to 1 year
  • Toddler Program, ages 1-2
  • Twos Program, ages 2-3
  • Threes Program, ages 3-4
  • Primary After School Program, ages 4-6
  • Elementary After School Program, ages 6-11
  • Summer Program, ages 6 weeks to 11 years 

Rates

Children's Center on Campus

Each fall and spring semester there is a $20 non-refundable registration fee. For the summer session there is a $20 non-refundable registration fee.

Infant/Toddler

Only full day care available.

Student (undergraduate minimum of 6 credits, graduate minimum of 5 credits): $20.75 per day
Faculty/Staff: $41.00 per day
Community: $43.00 per day

Twos/Threes

Daily and hourly care available.

Student (undergraduate minimum of 6 credits, graduate minimum of 5 credits): $19.25 per day or $2.80 per hour
Faculty/Staff: $39.00 per day or $5.75 per hour
Community: $40.50 per day or $5.95 per hour

*7 hours or longer is considered a day, anything less is the hourly rate

Neal Wilkins and Westview

Each school year there is a $40 non-refundable registration fee. For the summer session there is a $20 non-refundable registration fee.

Student (undergraduate minimum of 6 credits, graduate minimum of 5 credits): $19.25 per day or $2.80 per hour

Faculty/Staff and Community:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: $8.00 per day for after-school care
Wednesday: $11.50 per day for after-school care

During the summer months, Neal Wilkins and Westview rates are the same as at the campus center.