IMPORTANT INFORMATION – COVID-19
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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611 Eagle Heights
Ages 6 weeks – 12 years
Contact: Paula Zipperer, Director
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)
1300 Linden Drive
Ages 6 weeks – 5 years
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.
Waisman Early Childhood Program
1500 Highland Ave
Ages 12 months – 6 years
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.