Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Moss Street Children's Center?
Established in 1970, the Moss Street Children's Center (MSCC) is a high-quality child care prgram that serves the needs of University families.

Where is the Program Located? (Contact Info)
Child care classrooms are located at the Moss Street Children's Center just off campus on 17th and Moss. Services are available for children 3 months to 5th grade.

Why is the Center Here?
The center offers student or working parents excellent developmental child care programming. Experiences of social, emotional, intellectual and physical development are provided every day.

Who Provides the Care? (Moss St. Staff)
The classrooms are staffed by lead teachers who have extensive experience and training in early childhood education. Additional staff members make it possible to maintain staff-to-child ratios at a lower cost to parents. The student staff brings many skills, experiences and an abundance of enthusiasm. Practicum experience in a variety of disciplines, including education and developmental psychology, are available.

How Do I Get My Child(ren) Admitted?
Admission is determined by a priority point system, as determined by Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 571-24-005. First priority goes to UO student families. Faculty and staff families are offered space in the center next, and community families are welcome if space is available. Applications are required every term, with a separate application for new and continuing families. An application fee is required before the application processing can begin. Parents must reenroll children each term.

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