University Children's Center

The KinderCare Difference is our commitment to your child's future.
With our experienced staff and innovative programs unlike any other, we provide your child with an unsurpassed learning experience.
Your child will discover that learning is fun, while making new friends and building strong relationships with teachers who partner with you in your child's education.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded2005

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Welcome to University Children's Center located in the heart of downtown Chicago! We are very excited to meet with you and your family.

    UCC uses an educational program which provides unlimited opportunities for the development of the whole child. We offer a unique curriculum for every age level, centered around developmentally appropriate and fun activities that encourage children to develop physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially.

    The center provides priority care for children of Northwestern University faculty, staff and students, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation employees, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and The American Association of Advertising Agencies. University Children's Center is also proud to accept families from the surrounding community.
  • University Children's Center is equipped with a keypad entry, as well as secure indoor and outdoor play spaces. We offer an organic menu as well as the ability to work with a variety of food allergies. UCC is a nut-free facility. All of our staff are First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Hours Of Operation: 6:30am to 6:30pm, M-F

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to University Children's Center is GEMS World Academy Chicago (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Guidepost Montessori at Magnificent Mile (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Near The Pier Development Center (0.1 miles away)
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