Expanding Services to the Community

GOOD NEWS! UCLA Early Care and Education Opens Enrollment to the Community

APPLY NOW  Immediate openings for children 3 – 4 years old at the Early Care and Education (ECE) University Village Center ONLY. We are also accepting applications for infants and toddlers.

Grandchildren of UCLA faculty and staff, emeriti, and children of alumni families will be considered after current faculty, staff and students have been offered placement. Community families will be considered for enrollment at the University Village Center only after all affiliated families have been offered enrollment. Volunteers are treated as community families.

UCLA alumni families must provide documentation – either a copy of a diploma from UCLA (excluding UCLA Extension), or a transcript showing a minimum of two years’ enrollment at UCLA – prior to a child’s enrollment in the program.

Submit a Community Waiting List Application and non-refundable fee for consideration.

Enrollment Priority

Affiliated families

  • Children from the Deans’ faculty priority lists
  • Children of any other UCLA-affiliated, non-Senate faculty, staff or student families
  • Non-affiliated children are prioritized in the following order once the waiting list for currently-affiliated families has been exhausted. These families will be charged a higher community tuition rate.

Unaffiliated families

Unaffiliated families are prioritized in the following order once the waiting list for currently-affiliated families has been exhausted.

  1. Grandchildren of current faculty
  2. Grandchildren of current staff
  3. Children and/or grandchildren of emeriti
  4. Children and/or grandchildren of retired faculty
  5. Children and/or grandchildren of alumni
  6. Children and/or grandchildren of former staff
  7. Children of families from the general community

Age Groups and Tuition

Monthly fees effective September 1, 2017

Age RangeAffiliated TuitionCommunity Tuition
2 to 23 months$2,270$2,565
24 to 35 months$1,990$2,250
36+ months$1,545$1,745

Fees are based on the age of the child. Tuition rates may change with 30-day advance notice. UCLA Early Care and Education offers only full-time child care.

Download and print the Community Waiting List Application and submit with the $50 non-refundable fee for immediate consideration. ECE will email you a confirmation once your application is received and processed.