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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:

  • Head Start funding

  • DHS / PJ State Assistance funding

  • 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.

    CCAMPIS Grant funds are available on a first come first served basis.

    The CCAMPIS Grant provides funding for child care 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.

Contact us for more information about each of these funding sources.

Hawkeye Child Development Center

Main Campus Location

Black Hawk Hall—Entrance on the south west side of Black Hawk Hall
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Regular Hours


Operational Guidelines [pdf]

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