University of Louisiana at Lafayette Child Development Center
160 East Lewis
Lafayette, LA 70504
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 7:15am - 5:15pm
Friday 7:15am - 12:45pm
12 months - 6 years old
Enrollment: Student Parents - $60, each semester thereafter - $25; Supply Fee: Fall/Spring $20
Network Mission Statement
The Lafayette Parish Early Childhood Network in collaboration with stakeholders are committed to reaching all at-risk children from infant to age five, ensuring a high-quality, inclusive educational setting.
All children enter Kindergarten ready to learn.
Center Mission Statement
The Child Development Center strives for high quality child care and developmental programming.
To provide a quality, professional environment for the nurturing, care, and development of preschool children of the university community, obtained through the commitment to exceed minimum state child care standards and highly qualified employees.
To enroll, you must be affiliated with the University of Louisiana as a full- time student, faculty or staff member. The center is a student service and therefore student parents are given priority over staff/ faculty.
Parent Packet, Current Immunization Record, Current university class schedule
Services for Children with Special Needs
Services are provided.
Early Childhood Technical Diploma; Associates Degree in Early Childhood; Bachelor Degree, Health and Safety Coordinator, Staff participates yearly in various professional development trainings to further their education.
The curriculum is based on the Louisiana Department of Education's Birth to Five Learning and Development Standards.
ITERS(Infant Toddler Environmental Rating Scale) ; ECERS(Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale); Teaching Strategies GOLD; CLASS; ASQ:SE(Ages & States Questionnaire Social-Emotional); DSC(Developmental Skills Checklist)
Quality Start Program - 4 Star; Type III Licensed; Child Care Assistance available; CCA Community Partner enrollment site