Child Development Center

Supporting the Child Development Center is easier than ever.


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Monday – Friday
7:15 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Comal 512-475-9500
San Jacinto 512-471-7040

Daily Menu

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Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin Child Development Center, where we provide renowned child care services to university students, faculty, and staff. We offer a developmental early childhood program for children six weeks to five years of age, which creates a nurturing, age-appropriate learning environment. We hook ′em young to a lifetime of educational success.

The University of Texas Child Development Centers are accredited by NAC, the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs.

Edna Hayes 1961-2012

The UT Child Development Center is mourning the loss of one of our beloved teachers, Edna Hayes.

How to apply

Learn how to apply for child care.

Family Life

We’re happy to announce our new Family Life Web site! Its purpose is to support the campus community by providing specialized, accessible and trustworthy resources and referrals to university families. We invite you to explore this Web site to find fun family activities, reliable child care and a variety of community resources.

Observation and Research

Interested in observing, volunteering for course requirements, or doing research with us? Learn more about observation and research at the child center.