Hourly Child Care

WSU Ogden: 801-626-7798 | wsuhourlychildcare@weber.edu

Child care is available for in-person and/or virtual classes and for studying, testing, tutoring, and/or homework time. 

Returning parents priority enrollment deadlines

Applying for Child Care

The Hourly Child Care Center provides flexible and affordable care to WSU students' children. WSU employees may use the center during the summer and throughout the year, as space is available.

PRIOR TO ATTENDING parents must submit a Parent Application. 

 Applications Accepted For:

Regular Care

Regular care is a set schedule each week.

Back-up Care

Back-up care is when you need alternative care. You must call at least one hour before to see if space is available.

  • All parents, new and returning, must apply each semester.
  • Priority is given to students attending in-person or virtual classes.
  • Applications are accepted throughout the year and approval is based on deadlines and availability.
  • Returning parents receive priority for enrollment up until the following deadlines:
    • Spring Semester: November 28
    • Summer Semester: May 2
    • Fall Semester: April 24
  • Faculty and Staff will be approved no sooner than one week before the start of each semester.
  • The child care center is closed between semesters, for Fall and Spring breaks, and holidays.

 Other Requests:


Extended Hours Requests

For block classes, specific dates, online classes, studying, tutoring, testing, etc. and accepted no sooner than the first week of the semester and approval is based on teacher and space availability.. 

Extended Hours

Change of Hours Request

To make a permanent change in semester schedule.

Change of Hours

Finals Week Request

To schedule finals week hours (free for students up to 12 hours).

Must have attended  "Regular Care" for the entire semester.

Pre-scheduling of hours is required at the time of finals.

All other policies apply for the week.

Finals Week

 Age Limit

  • Children ages two through nine.
  • Must be two years old at the time of enrollment and must be fully potty-trained.

The child needs to: 

  • Be in underwear the entire day (no pull-ups).
  • Be able to manipulate clothing (push and pull-up pants).
  • Recognize the need to go to the bathroom.
  • Be able to wipe themselves with no help.
  • Communicate verbally or through ASL to teachers.
NOTE: First accident, the child will be changed into an extra set of their clothing. If a second accident occurs, parents will be contacted to pick up their child.



  • The cost is $3.50 per hour.
  • There is a non-refundable $15 application fee.  (remove one-time)
  • Pre-payment for the reserved hours of care for the first week is due before the first day of attendance. Pre-payment for each week is due by Friday night to receive care for the next week. Unused payment will carry forward to the next week.

 Location & Hours 

WSU Ogden

  • Shepherd Union, Room 322
  • 801-626-7798
  • Fall 2022 Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

* Center is open over finals but closed over breaks and holidays

 Drop Off / Pick Up

  • Parents will be asked to sign in and out when dropping off their children.
  • Other individuals may be listed on the application as per the parent. Teachers may ask to see a photo ID.
  • Must pick child up according to the time listed on Application/Extended Request Form and follow all attendance policies.

 Child Care Center Safety 

Your child's safety is our number one priority. 

  • All state licensing safety regulations are adhered to and regular safety and health inspections are conducted..
  • An evacuation plan is in place and parents are informed of the process during orientation.

 Child Care Center Teachers

  • All Child Care Teachers receive:
    • Background checks
    • CPR/First Aid Training
    • Child care training throughout the year

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