Enrollment Information

Please note: Program enrollment is limited to current UMD students, staff & employees


Please return the application form with the $35 non-refundable application fee to add your child's name to the waiting list.

Enrollment Options

Please note that enrollment options are for FULL DAYS only.

Full Time

  • Full Time, Monday through Friday

Part Time

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Tuesday and Thursday

Waiting List Policy

UMD Children’s Place maintains a lengthy computerized waiting list.  The wait for care is usually at least 12-18 months.  The date of application, preferred start date, age of the child, and UMD affiliation determine a child’s position on the waiting list.  As openings at Children’s Place occur, enrollment of a child in any one of our three age groups is determined by these criteria in the following priority order:

  1. Internal movement-moving a child from a younger group to an older group on the basis of the child’s age, individual readiness, and available opening.
  2. Child of a full time UMD Children’s Place staff member.
  3. Child currently enrolled at Children’s Place on a part time schedule returning to a full time schedule or vice versa.
  4. Sibling of a child currently enrolled.
  5. Child on the waiting list