*A deposit of $400/1st child and $200/each subsequent child is due at the time of registration.
*$25 registration fee per child is due upon registration.
*Deposits and registration fees are non-refundable.
Full Time Enrollment:
Infant (6 weeks - 16 months) $235/week
Toddler (16 - 33 months) $210/week
Preschool (33 months - 6 yrs) $190/week
*Tuition is billed for weekly rate only.
*A late pick up fee of $25 will be charged up until 6:15pm. A late pick up fee of $50 will be charged after 6:15pm. All late fees are due before the next day of attendance. Services will be terminated upon the 3 rd late pick up.
Part Time Enrollment:
Infant (6 weeks - 16 months) $49/day *Jefferson Center Only
Toddler (16 - 31 months) $44/day * Jefferson and College Street Centers Only
Preschool (31 months - 6 yrs) $40/day *All Centers
*Part Time Enrollment contracts are for a minimum of 10 weeks. Days of attendance must be established at contract signing and must remain the same for the length of the contract.
*A late pick up fee of $25 will be charged up until 6:15pm. A late pick up fee of $50 will be charged after 6:15pm. All late fees are due before the next day of attendance. Services will be terminated upon the 3rd late pick up.
Tuition is prebilled weekly and is due weekly upon receipt of invoice.
All billing and billing related notices are delivered via email. Paper invoices can be delivered upon request.
Payment can be made in one of the following ways:
Cash, check, or money order payments can be made at the centers, using the locked payment boxes. Please use the preprinted envelopes provided at each box.
Credit or debit card payments can be made by following the “pay now” link in your invoice email.
Credit or debit card payments can be made over the phone by calling 218-269-064
Pre-authorized recurring payment (authorization form)
Tuition 2 or more weeks behind is considered past due.
Non-payment will result in termination of services.
Individualized payment plans may be agreed upon with the CFO.
A 2-week notice is required when leaving the program. Failure to provide a 2-week notice will result in two weeks of tuition charged after the last day of attendance.
UNS is a private non-profit operation.
Accounts left unpaid upon termination of contract will be referred to our collection agency, Range Credit Bureau, Inc.
CFO – Tracy Goulet; 218-269-0641 firstname.lastname@example.org
University Nursery School does charge regular tuition for the following holidays, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday) Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day. Should a holiday fall on a weekend, we will follow the observed Holiday Day.
University Nursery School will have two in-service days a year starting in 2021. The days may differ from year to year and are charged regular tuition for the days. 2022 days are Friday, April 15, and Friday, October 21.
SICK DAYS/VACATION DAYS
After one full year of fulltime attendance, each child will become eligible for 2 weeks per year of unpaid vacation time. Vacation time must be taken in a 1 week increment and vacation requests must be submitted at least two full weeks in advance.(vacation request form) Refunds for sick days are given only if the child is ill for six weeks or more.
University Nursery Schools will make every effort to remain open during bad weather.
Parents should watch for closure/late start notices when an emergency such as the following examples occurs:
Snow and/or ice storms
Loss of electricity for more than 2 hours during normal business hours
Loss of running water for more than 2 hours during normal business hours
Loss of heat for more than 2 hours during winter months
State/city officials and /or MNDOT declare a weather emergency which requires people to stay off the roads.
Outside of these extreme situations, parents can expect that our centers will remain open, however, please call your center before arriving to assure that the staff have arrived. If a closure is to occur, it will be announced on Facebook, WDIO and KBJR by 5:30am. Tuition for these days will not be refunded. UNS will never close because of extreme cold weather. In cases of extreme weather when traffic conditions are such that parents are unable to pick up their children, staff will remain with the children in school until such time conditions permit the child to safely get home.
PANDEMIC CLOSURES**MANDATED PANDEMIC CLASSROOM CLOSURES
Effective October 25, 2021
• For days/weeks during which a classroom is mandated to be closed due to Covid 19 exposure, tuition will be billed at 50% of the normal tuition rate.
• Billing will resume at 100% once the mandated closure is over, regardless of the child’s return date (on the date children are allowed to return with a negative test).
• The discounted rate will be given in the form of a credit applied to the first billing after the closure.
• A credit memo will be emailed out along with invoices on the first billing date after the closure.
• Recurring payments will be automatically adjusted to reflect the account credit.
• St. Louis County CCAP will be billed at 50% the daily rate for closure days.
• This policy is subject to change with no less than 1 week’s notice.
Upon occasion, one or more of our centers may close for one or more days due to circumstances outside our control (Facility closures due to utility work or damage, property work or damage, etc) Tuition for these days will not be refunded.
UNS is open 52 weeks each year, with the exception of the following days: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday AND Friday) Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. If one of these holidays fall on a day your child is normally scheduled to attend, regular tuition will be charged. Observed Holiday Days will be followed should one of the holidays we observe fall on a weekend.