Hourly Childcare

The Hourly Childcare Center is a state-licensed facility that provides hourly care to WSU students' children (ages 2-9 years old) while they attend classes. Backup Care is offered for students, and faculty/ staff, when their primary care provider is unavailable.  Parents must apply each semester, including returning parents.

Steps to Apply for the Hourly Childcare Center:

  1.  Complete Hourly Childcare Center application (also available in the Nontrad Center, SU 322. Space is limited and the application does not guarantee a seat).
  2.   Pay a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $15. 
  3.  Turn in application, $15 receipt, and a current class schedule to the Hourly Childcare Supervisor.
  4.  Complete Childcare Packet (once accepted you will be notified to come in and complete the packet of information, immunization records, emergency contact, etc.)
  5.  Pay a one-time, non-refundable deposit of $42. Must be paid by the first day of attendance and is applied to the first 12 hours. 
  6.  Attend Childcare Orientation (scheduled by Childcare Supervisor).
  7.  Pay fees on a weekly basis.

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Pay for Childcare

Apply for Childcare

Age Limit

  • Children ages two through nine may attend

  • Must be two years old at the time of enrollment and be potty-trained


  • The cost is $3.50 per hour

  • There is a one-time, non-refundable $15 application fee

  • A $42 deposit required before starting the first day

  • All balances must be paid in full by the third of each month


Drop Off / Pick Up

  • Must sign child in with a number where you can be reached including the building and room numbers you will be in

  • Campus Leave Request

  • Must sign child back out

  • Must pick child up by 3 p.m.