UMN Child Development Laboratory School

Institute of Child Development
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
921 17th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Enrollment Application for the 2021-2022 school year 
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Two-year old Classrooms
2-mornings (2 AM):
Children born between January 1, 2019  - September 1, 2019 (24 – 32 months old by Sept. 1, 2021)
Meets Tuesday & Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
3-mornings (3 AM):
Children born between May 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 (33 – 40 months old by Sept. 1, 2021)
Meets Monday/Wednesday/Thursday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Multi-Age Classrooms
3-afternoons (3 PM):
Children born between September 2, 2016 - September 1, 2018 (3 yrs. - 4 yrs., 11 months old by Sept. 1, 2021)
Meets Monday/Wednesday/Thursday from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.


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The Lab School makes every effort to meet the needs of all children enrolled in our programs. Detailed information regarding your child’s needs, interests, and abilities will be gathered before your child begins school.
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You will receive an email confirming receipt of this application. To pay the application fee, please mail us a check or money order for $75, payable to the University of Minnesota, with your child's name in the memo line. 

Send the check to: UM Child Development Lab School, Attn: Troy Schlener, 1600 Rollins Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.  You can also drop off a check in an envelope with Troy's name on it at the reception desk of the school from Mon - Fri from 8:30 - 4:30.  The application fee is non-refundable and covers administrative processing; payment of the fee does not guarantee enrollment. Your child's application is considered complete when we receive the application fee.

Once your application is complete you will be notified when a space is available for your child. If you receive a placement offer you will have 7 calendar days from the date of the offer to accept or decline enrollment. If you accept enrollment you will be billed for the $200 per child non-refundable enrollment fee ($100 for families receiving tuition assistance). The enrollment fee is separate from tuition. 

If the application or enrollment fees present a financial hardship or you receive a MN Early Learning Scholarship, CCAP, or university child care funding, please contact our office to receive a scholarship application and request a fee reduction.

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