The University Child Enrichment Center provides full-time child care services to the children and grandchildren of University students, faculty, and staff.
The University Child Enrichment Center is accredited by the NAEYC Academy of Early Childhood Program Accreditation. Our program is proud to have earned NAEYC accreditation—the mark of quality for early childhood education programs. Our accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children shows that our program meets the ten NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standards.
NAEYC has developed a 90-second video to assist you in sharing the value of NAEYC accreditation. The video outlines the benefits of an NAEYC-Accredited program for families seeking high-quality child care and education.
The University Child Enrichment Center is located at 2089 Bessie Street in Cape Girardeau.
The University Child Enrichment Center is open 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. during the school year, and 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. during spring break and the summer and is closed on University holidays and days when the University’s main campus is closed due to inclement weather.