Enrollment Fees

Registration Fee

A registration fee of $20.00 per child or $30.00 per family per semester is required. This fee is non-refundable and applies to all clients and is intended to ensure serious enrollment applications, as well as to cover costs.

Rate Per Child Per Day

6 weeks–23M 24M–35M 36M–5yrs
Hourly: 1–3 hours $5.00 $5.00 $5.00
Part-time: 3–5 hours $30.00 $28.00 $25.00
Full-time: 5+ hours $39.00 $37.00 $32.00

Child Care Assistance Programs

We have several options to help those that qualify pay the cost of child care including:

  • Department of Human Services (DHS) / PROMISE JOBS Child Care Assistance funding

  • Early Head Start funding

  • Head Start funding

  • Childcare Disparity Scholarships: Funding assistance specifically for women. This project was made possible by a grant from the Iowa Women's Foundation.

  • CCAMPIS grant funding: Hawkeye has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS) Grant. This grant provides funding for child care services for parents to help them in retention and graduation at Hawkeye. You must be Pell Grant eligible to be considered for CCAMPIS Grant funds.

Childcare Disparity Scholarships and CCAMPIS grant funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Both programs provide funding for childcare while you are:

  • In class
  • Studying
  • Using a Hawkeye computer lab
  • Tutoring
  • Using services in the Center for Learning and Academic Success
  • Using Hawkeye's advising or counseling services
  • Working on a class project
  • Using the Library
  • Visiting Student Health Services
  • Emergency care

Hawkeye's Preschool room is also supported by the Iowa Department of Education grant funding through its Shared Visions Preschool Program.

Thank you to our funding partners!

Iowa Women's Foundation Tri-County Child and Family Development Council, Inc

Contact Information

Hawkeye Child Development Center
Main Campus Location

Black Hawk Hall—Entrance on the south west side of Black Hawk Hall
319-296-4245
Email Penny Teisinger, Hawkeye Child Development Center Coordinator/Director

Regular Hours

Monday – Friday
7:00am – 5:00pm

Operational Guidelines [pdf]

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