Child Development Center

The Oxnard College Child Development Center provides on-campus childcare and early childhood education to children between the ages of 2.9 years through 5 years. The children's program is well-rounded and covers critical thinking, creative experiences, science, music, language and literacy, movement education, social development, and school readiness. The Center serves as a model lab school for college students who are learning to observe and work with children. A $50.00 registration fee will cover processing and hold a space for a child.  Children of Oxnard College students, staff and community members are welcome to apply. Contact the Center for dates of registration. Tuition fees are paid on a monthly basis in advance of services per a contracted schedule. There is a minimum of three hours per day, and two days per week. Registration materials are available at the center. Phone (805) 678-5801 for more information.

Half-day enrollment*: 3 hours = $22/day ($20/day for OC students), $6.25 for each additional hour ($6 for OC students)

Full-day enrollment*: 6 hours = $35/day

*All children attending the Child Development Center must be contracted for regular hours of attendance. Each child must attend a minimum of 2 days a week, 3 hours per day. Due to licensing requirements and fire regulations there cannot be trading of days or use of time not contracted. Monthly tuition amounts are provided to allow for a more convenient payment plan. There are NO refunds for holidays, individual days when the college is closed, or individual days when a child is absent. No tuition is charged for winter or spring break.  Payments must be made at our Student Business Office prior to the 10th day of each month. A receipt must be provided to our front office showing that the tuition for the current month was paid. A $50.00 registration fee per semester is required prior to enrollment.*

School Year Schedule 2017-2018

  • Fall semester: open from August 14 to December 15
  • Spring Semester: open from January 8 to May 18

Holiday Schedule 2017-18

We will be closed the following dates:

  • September 1, 2017 (Fri-closed half day): All-staff Meeting (close @ 1pm)
  • September 4, 2017 (Mon): Labor Day
  • November 10, 2017 (Fri): Veteran's Day
  • November 23 & 24 (Thu & Fri): Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 18, 2017 - January 5, 2018 (Winter Break)
  • January 15, 2018 (Mon): Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
  • February 16, 2018 (Fri): Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
  • February 19, 2018 (Mon): George Washington's Birthday
  • March 26 - 30: Spring Break
  • April 20, 2018 (Fri): NAEYC Educational Conference
  • April 27, 2018 (Fri): Off-Contract Day

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