Child and Family Center Enrollment

The Madison College Child and Family Center is open to children of Madison College students, faculty and staff. Each semester enrollment preference is given to families currently enrolled and then to those on our waiting list.

Enrollment is a 3 STEP process, please review our Enrollment Checklist (PDF, 228 KB)

Enrollment Status

Enrollment is determined based on your child(ren)'s age and current available openings; we currently serve children ages 2-5 years. To inquire about availability at our center, please complete the interest form and the director will respond to you.

Enrollment Packet

Once space for your child(ren) is available and enrollment is confirmed, you will then complete the enrollment packet which will be sent to you by the center staff.  If you have any questions while completing your packet, please contact us.

Program Quick Facts

  • The Madison College Child and Family Center is open Monday through Friday, 7:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. and follows the college calendar (PDF, 125 KB) for school closings and holidays.
  • Child care available for ages 2 through 5 (pre-kindergarten).
  • Our Truax Center offers a morning (7:15 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.) session and an all day (7:15 A.M.  - 4:30 P.M.) session.
  • Children must be scheduled at least 2 days per week at both the Truax and Downtown centers.
  • Ratios and group sizes are determined by age and space available.
  • Scholarships and external funding accepted.
  • The center has a sliding fee scale (PDF, 52 KB) based on the size and gross annual income of the family.    

We are requesting the following supplies (PDF, 53 KB) be sent with your child on the first day of school or you may also bring them with you when you attend Family Orientation.

During the academic year, the Center will provide morning snack (mostly healthy cereal and milk) and an afternoon snack. Due to budget restrictions, we are unable to provide lunches and we kindly ask that you please do so for your child. The following is our lunch letter (PDF, 42 KB) to parents and a healthy lunch suggestion chart (PDF, 44 KB) for some ideas.

The center is State Licensed and Accredited by the City of Madison

The Madison College Child and Family Center does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, creed or religion, national origin, ancestry, political persuasion, veteran's status, or disability in administration of its admission, education, employment and programming practices. EOE/AA