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Application for Enrollment in UNF Preschool

At the UNF Preschool, we pride ourselves on providing the best education to children. We accept children from ages 2.5 years to 5 years old.

 

Parents who wish to enroll their children at the center can come to our administrative offices at Building 49 or call us at (904) 620-2372 to schedule a tour. Our application package is posted on our website and can also be picked up from our office. The application forms and Blue & Yellow Physical Form from your child's pediatrician/doctor should be returned to the UNF Preschool. In order to qualify for student rate you will need to submit a copy of your fee slip and class schedule.

 

Applications for UNF Preschool are accepted from UNF students, UNF faculty & staff, and the general public throughout the year. If the center has reached maximum enrollment, potential UNF Preschool parents may have their name added to our notification list. We will notify you as soon as a spot becomes available. Please note that all applications are prioritized in the following manner for enrollment:

  1. UNF Students

  2. UNF Faculty and Staff

  3. The General Public

Enrollment Forms

 

Please note that we do not hold or reserve spots at UNF Preschool, it is first come first serve. Parents must submit all of their documentation and payment in order to be enrolled at the UNF Preschool. If you have questions regarding when you should register, please do not hesitate to contact us at (904) 620-2372.

Registration at UNF Preschool

  • Please stop by our front office and pick-up an enrollment package, all forms must be completed and returned to our office before your child's start date.

  • Visit your child's pediatrician to obtain the most updated physical and immunization forms.

  • All registration and supply fee(s) must be paid in full. Please make your checks/money order payable to UNF-PRESCHOOL. We do not accept cash or credit cards.

  • If you have an account at UNF Preschool, it must have a zero balance before you can register.

  • If you are applying for the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program, you must apply through The Early Learning Coalition's office and obtain the VPK voucher. you will be required to submit a completed VPK application with proof of residency, child's date of birth and child's social security number. Please visit ELC of Duval for more information.

Please note that we do not hold or reserve spots at UNF Preschool, it is first come first serve. Parents must submit all their documentation and payment in order to be enrolled at UNF Preschool. If you have questions regarding when you should register, please do not hesitate to contact us at (904) 620-2372.

Application for Enrollment in the Voluntary Pre Kindergarten (VPK) Program

In addition to filling out UNF Preschool's application, parents enrolling their children into the VPK program will also need to fill out a VPK application form from The Early Learning Coalition starting February 21st, 2014. Parents can visit the Early Learning Coalition's website for more information to enroll their child in the VPK Program. A copy of your child's enrollment in the county's VPK Program must be filed with UNF Preschool.

Prices and Fees

Spring/Summer/Fall

General Fees For All Patrons
Fee Type Fee Cost
Supply Fee

$35.00 per family (per semester)

NON-REFUNDABLE

Extra Day for Students $40.00 per day
Extra Day for General Public, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni $42.00 per day

 

UNF Students
Fee Type Fee Cost
Tuesdays and Thursdays (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $80.00 per week
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $120.00 per week
Full Time (Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $135.00 per week
Registration Fee

$55.00 per child (one-time fee)

NON-REFUNDABLE

VPK Wrap-Around (4 yrs. by Sep. 1) $90.00 per week

 

Faculty/Staff or Alumni
Fee Type Fee Cost
Tuesdays and Thursdays (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $84.00 per week
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $124.00 per week
Full Time (Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $179.00 per week
Registration Fee

$100.00 per child (see note below)

NON-REFUNDABLE

VPK Wrap-Around (4 yrs. by Sep. 1) $134.00 per week

 

General Public
Fee Type Fee Cost
Tuesdays and Thursdays (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $84.00 per week
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $124.00 per week
Full Time (Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) $184.00 per week
Registration Fee

$100.00 per child (see note below)

NON-REFUNDABLE

VPK Wrap-Around (4 years by Sept. 1) $139.00 per week
  • Mondays/ Wednesdays/ Fridays or Tuesdays/ Thursdays enrollment is based on availability
  • Extra day charges will be applied to your account if child is brought outside of contracted scheduled days. Please talk to the office before adding days for ratio/staffing discrepancies. Always receive confirmation of any extra days with the office first.
  • An annual registration fee will be charged at the beginning of every fall semester. Patrons who register towards the end of school year (summer) will pay $40 for the remaining of the current school year and then onward follow the regular annual schedule for registration fee payment.
  • Free VPK 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

CCAMPIS Grant (Child Care Access Means Parents in School)

The CCAMPIS Program supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services. The goal of this project is to provide low-cost early care and learning services for low income student parents at the University of North Florida in order to facilitate parents' degree completion and children's developmental flourishing and school readiness. UNF Preschool will assure that CCAMPIS recipients with disabilities and their children are fully supported and included in all program activities. UNF Preschool will work with CCAMPIS recipients to help them find appropriate placements and support for any children whose disabilities necessitate a specialized learning environment.

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate, graduate or international student who is Pell-eligible.
  • Must be enrolled a minimum of six undergraduate or three graduate credit hours each term - fall, summer and spring at UNF.
  • Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).

For questions about financial aid and your eligibility, contact the Office of Financial Aid in Ann and David Hicks Hall, Building 53, Suite 1700 or email onestop@unf.edu.

Award:

  • 10 recipients will each be awarded a CCAMPIS Grant to pay a portion of childcare tuition based on their child's enrollment status.
  • Free access to all UNF Preschool supplemental programs: Spanish, soccer and dance enrichment classes.

CCAMPIS Grant means:

  • Help connecting to appropriate resources if you have any nutrition, healthcare, mental health support, academic or other needs
  • Low-cost, high quality, flexible early learning and care services for your child
  • Support for your persistence in earning a college degree
  • Priority admission for your child at UNF Preschool
  • Free enrichment classes for your child
  • 50% off of UNF Preschool student rates
  • Full-time care, part-time care, half-day drop-in care options.

CCAMPIS Childcare

Rates Price
Full-time (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.) $67.50
Part-time: Tues/Thurs $40
Part-time: Mon/Wed/Fri $60
VPK Wrap-around

(after state subsidy for 16 hours/weeks for your children entering Kindergarten the following year)

$45

Emergency Care

Rates Price
Extra Day $20
Half Day $10

 

Download and complete the CCAMPIS Grant Application Form. Completed application forms can be submitted via email to the UNF Preschool at unfpreschool@unf.edu.

 

CCMAMPIS Grant Application Form

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