You may register your child in-person at the Children’s Learning Center in Building S, Room S131. Registration is on a first-come, , basis each semester (three times per year).

Registration is divided into two categories based upon age:

3- to 5-year-olds - Children participate in scheduled preschool activities designed to enhance their development and promote kindergarten readiness skills.

2-year-olds - Children join in a variety of activities that include music, art and play that are designed to enhance socialization skills.

Age GroupDaily Rate
(Five or more hours per day)
Hourly Rate
(Less than
five hours per day)
Semester Registration FeeSemester Activity Fee
3- to 5-year-olds$55/per day

(full week fee: $275.00)
$8/per hour$25$25

(full week fee: $302.50)
$9/per hour

$7.20/per hour
(additional child)
Notes:Includes hot lunch, two snacks and nap.Lunch served at noon is an additional $2.75 daily;
morning and afternoon snacks are provided at no additional cost.
Includes all field trips.

Have more than one child? Full-day and hourly children ages 3-5 from the same family will receive a 10 percent discount for each additional child.


The center is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The center is closed on staff development days and college holidays; a schedule of dates will be provided to parents.


If you are a Moraine Valley student, child care costs will be added to your class tuition statement and paid according to your tuition payment plan.

If you are a community resident, a fee schedule will be made at the time of registration. Child care fees are due in advance and payable at the Cashier’s Office in Building S, Room S105.

College employees can have their registration costs deducted from their paychecks.


If your child will be absent, please call the center in advance to make them aware.

Tuition is due regardless of attendance.  The expenses of the center continue even though your child may be absent.


Parents intending to withdraw their child(ren) from the center must complete a withdrawal form. Failure to attend does not constitute withdrawal.