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Child Care Center

Elmhurst College is proud to offer on-campus child care for the children of students, faculty, staff and guests of the College. Experienced professionals care for your children in a safe, comfortable and caring environment while you attend class, teach or visit Elmhurst College.

Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Closed during summer months when our half day summer camp is in session.

$6.00 per hour per child for students
$7.00 per hour per child for faculty and staff
$8.00 per hour per child for guests

Taryne Maatman, child care center director, is an Elmhurst College graduate with a B.A. in Psychology. She has a wide range of experience working with kids in various settings such as summer camps, nannying and daycare facilities, including the Elmhurst College Child Care Center for two years during her time as an undergraduate.

Trained staff includes Elmhurst College students pursuing a degree in education or other related fields. All staff are CPR and first aid certified.

Dinkmeyer Hall (lower level, south entrance; see campus map for details)

For Reservations
Please call (630) 617-3222 the Sunday before the week you intend on bringing your child(ren). 
If you leave a message with your reservation, we will only call you back if we are too full to accommodate your reservation.

For More Information
Please call (630) 617-3221 or email

For Parents
Enrollment Form
Child Care Center Handbook, 2014–2015

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