Tuition is calculated quarterly and includes break weeks for non-students only.  Students can contract for break weeks at an extra charge of $5.00 per hour.    Contracts are binding for the full quarter.  Summer quarter tuition is calculated on a 4, 6, 9 and 13 week session. 

By registering for childcare you have incurred a debt to the University. Early withdrawal (before the end of a quarter) is considered a breach of contract and contracting parents are obligated to pay a percentage of their full quarter's tuition in accordance with Western's tuition policies.

Tuition for Siblings

Students and non-students will be charged 100% tuition for second and all additional children.


Income from earnings, as well as grants, scholarships and other forms of financial assistance are considered income when determining student fees.  Student loans are not counted as income.  Please see our Student Financial Worksheet to determine your rate.  Employees are not required to divulge income as they do not qualify for the sliding scale fee.


Persons joining the Center after the first week of operation will pay a pro-rated amount for the weeks they attend. Charges will be based on their actual weeks of attendance.


Charges in addition to the contracted amount include:

  • Hours used exceeding the part time or full time designation will be billed at: $5.15 per hour for students and $7.00 per hour for non-students. They must be arranged 24 hours in advance.
  •  Late Pick-Up: $15 is charged for picking children up after 5:30 p.m. The $15 late pick up charge will be charged for the first 10 minutes after 5:30 p.m. and $5.00 for every ten minutes thereafter.
  • Late Fee Payment: Past due unpaid accounts are subject to monthly $40 late fees and 1% interest charges.


Once you are accepted into our program, all parents must pay a yearly $75 registration fee. This fee is non-refundable. Please pay through our cashnet system at the following link:


You will receive a bill for your quarter's tuition after the end of the add/drop period and tuition will be due upon receipt. Tuition is paid through the university cashiers office or on the Web4U.  Faculty and staff parents may make monthly payments through the Student Accounts Office, but will incur a 1% fee on the remaining balance after 30 days.    All charges must be paid in full prior to the start of the next quarter for participation to continue.


Note:  Toddler Classroom tuition rate has increased 10%

Quarterly  Fees 2017-2018 Summer Fees 2018-2019
 Quarterly Non Student   Rates            Summer Non Student Rates
(include break week) Summer   Session - mid June to mid September
    Full Time   Part Time         Full Time   Part Time  
            (30-45 hrs per week) (29 hours or   less)               (30-45 hrs per   week)    (29 hours or less)
              Summer 4 week session $983   $777  
  Academic quarter $2,791   $2,204       Summer 6 week session $1,474   $1,165  
                Summer 9 week session $2,086   $1,667  
                Summer 12week session $2,781   $2,222  
 Quarterly Student Rates    Summer Student Rates
(do not include   break week*)    
Quarterly Sliding   Scale Fees   Summer   Sliding Scale Fees
    Full Time   Part Time         Full Time   Part Time  
  (30-45 hrs per week)  (29 hours or   less)       (30-45 hrs per week)    (29 hours or less)
  Academic quarter           Summer 4 week session        
  Lowest rate $1,669   $1,324       Lowest rate $606   $455  
  Middle rate $1,921   $1,522       Middle rate $696   $523  
  Highest rate $2,168   $1,720       Highest rate $791   $663  
              Summer 6 week session        
    (Sliding scale based   on        Lowest rate $906   $680  
    household income)       Middle rate $1,045   $785  
                Highest rate $1,185   $992  
              Summer 9 week session        
                Lowest rate $1,365   $1,025  
                Middle rate $1,571   $1,177  
                Highest rate $1,777   $1,337  
              Summer 12 week session        
                Lowest rate $1,817   $1,366  
                Middle rate $2,094   $1,570  
                Highest rate $2,370   $1,782  
Additional Charges
Annual Registration Fee (non-refundable): $75
Over   contract charges: non-student $7.00   per hour Winter   and Spring  breaks included in   non-student tuition
      student $5.15per   hour Student charges for   breaks:   $5.00   per hour
Late Pick Up Fee
$15 for the first 10 minutes, then $5 every 10 minutes later