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, or any academic-related activity. Each semester parents must submit a new application and complete a parent orientation.

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:April 24
    • Fall Semester: May 1
  • Faculty and staff will be approved no sooner than two weeks before the start of the fall and spring semester (summer semester approved earlier).

Summer 2024 Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 Other Requests:


Exception 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.. 

Exception of Hours Form 

Change of Hours Request

To make a permanent change in semester schedule.

Change of Hours

Finals Week Request

To schedule finals week 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 age two through pre-kindergarten (Unable to attend once children begin kindergarten).
  • 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 for Students is $3.50 per hour.
  • The cost for Faculty /Staff is $6.00 per hour (starting Fall 2023 semester).
  • There is a non-refundable $15 application fee for students and faculty/staff.
  • Pre-payment for care is due every Friday before care can be provided the following week. Unused funds will carry forward to the next week.

 Location & Hours 

WSU Ogden

  • Shepherd Union, Room 322
  • 801-626-7798

Summer 2024 Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

* The center is open during finals but closed for breaks and holidays.

 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