Eligibility Information

Eligibility information for enrollment in ERCCD programs.


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Classroom Placement

The children of UWF students, faculty, staff, alumni and the local community are eligible for enrollment at the ERCCD.

The children of UWF students have priority followed by siblings of currently enrolled children, faculty/staff, alumni and local community children. Children six months to five years are eligible for enrollment in our early care and education programs. School age children up to ten years old are eligible for our school age Summer Camp Program.

The age of each child as of September 1 each year determines which of the five classrooms the child will attend.

GroupAge as of Sept. 1
Placement by age
Infants 6–12 months
Young Toddlers 12–18 months
Older Toddlers 18–24 months
Young Twos 24–30 months
Older Twos 30–36 months
Preschool I 36–42months
Preschool II/VPK 42–60 months
VPK II 48–60 months

Schedule of Operations

  • The Center provides care and early education during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. All dates are determined by the academic calendar.
  • The Center closes twice a year: 
    • One week between Summer and Fall semesters
    • Three weeks during the University's winter break. 
  • Extended week contracts are available during Spring Break and the week between Spring and Summer semesters.