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UKids - Child Care Programs Application

Welcome to UKids Child Care!  Apply Now!


Thank you for your interest in UKids Child Care Programs.  All applications are processed online, via this webpage; priority is given to families who are currently affiliated with the University of Utah. Due to the high volume of applications, UKids maintains a waiting list. Your child will be placed on our waiting list when a completed waitlist application and fee have been received. 


  • They typical wait time for a family with an infant or toddler is 12-18 months after submitting an application.
  • The infant waitlist currently has 132 applicants.
  • UKids-East Village and UKids-Guardsman Way are fully enrolled in every classroom.
  • Limited enrollment at UKids-Presidents Circle hourly care except for early morning block and late afternoon.

 The mandatory waitlist application fee for on-campus UKids Child Care Centers (Presidents Circle, East Village, and Guardsman Way) is as follows:

  • $100.00 per application.  Each application can have up to 3 children on it.  This is a one-time, non-refundable fee (Presidents Circle, East Village, and Guardsman Way). 
    Please make sure you are applying for the correct program as this fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.  

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are applying for multiple care options, only the $100 per child non-refundable fee is required! 

For tuition payments, if you are currently enrolled at a UKids Child Care Center, please see your specific center's website for tuition payment information.  

If you have any questions regarding payment or the payment process, please contact Center for Child Care and Family Resources at 801-587-7932.

If you would like to Apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

Please note, submission of an application and/or application fee does not guarantee enrollment at any of the UKids Child Care Centers. You will be prompted to pay the non-refundable fee at the end of the application.  

For questions or concerns please contact the enrollment specialist at 801-587-7932 prior to submitting your application.   

Please be aware that we are currently working on registration for the Fall 2021 Semester, and calls may not be answered right away.  Please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as we can.  We thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Child Care Center Tour

If you would like to tour the UKids – Child Care Centers, please complete our online form. Please allow at least 1 business day for your request to be received.  

Please be aware that we are currently working on registration for the Fall 2021 Semester and it may take additional time to schedule tour requests.  We thank you for your patience and understanding, and will do our best to schedule your tour in a timely manner.

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Pay Waitlist Application Fee online via credit card using our secure online form
Last Updated: 9/2/21