University of Wisconsin–Madison
Child Care Tuition Assistance (CCTAP)
Campus Child Care Centers
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Campus Early Education Teachers


Following all UW, state, and local guidelines, all three campus childcare centers have stringent COVID-19 protocols in place to protect children, teachers, and parents. We encourage you to download or print a copy of Parent and Family Guidance Pamphlet that outlines current guidelines and protocols in place for campus childcare.

Please note: Changes are possible if a resurgence of COVID-19 cases were to occur in our area.  We will keep you informed with regular communication as policies and guidelines change.


Campus Child Care Centers

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Eagle's Wing

Eagle's Wing

611 Eagle Heights

Ages 6 weeks – 12 years

Contact: Paula Zipperer, Director

View a video about Eagle’s Wing here!

The Wisconsin Idea is evident at Eagle’s Wing Child Care Center in University Apartments – a crossroads on campus for our youngest Badgers, their families, students, faculty and staff – where integrating teaching, research, outreach and the campus experience is part of their daily practice!

Read more here: Eagle’s Wing: Integrating Research, Teaching and Outreach

UW Child Development Lab (formerly UW Preschool Lab)

UW Preschool Lab

1300 Linden Drive

Ages 6 weeks – 5 years

Contact: Jill Riley, Director
UW Child Development Lab

The UW Child Development Lab promotes the Wisconsin Idea-the principle that the university should improve people’s lives beyond the classroom-by integrating teaching, research and the campus experience into their program.

Read more here! UW Preschool Lab: Integrating Teaching, Research and the Campus Experience

Waisman Early Childhood Program

Waisman Early Childhood Program

1500 Highland Ave

Ages 12 months – 6 years

Contact: Ann Lauritzen, Director

Waisman Early Childhood Program: Integrating Research, Teaching and Outreach

Since 1979, the Waisman Early Childhood Program has been providing an inclusive environment on campus for all children, amidst UW’s Waisman Center, an internationally recognized facility concerned with human development and developmental disabilities. In line with the Wisconsin Idea, WECP is able to draw upon the expertise of researchers, educators and clinicians while providing a research setting in which relevant educational and developmental issues can be studied.