Rates & Policies

TUITION RATES

*$300 deposit per child (payable with check, cash or money order) is due upon registration.

*$25 registration fee per family is due upon registration.

 *Tuition is billed for weekly rate only.

Infant (6 weeks - 16 months)      $230/week                                                                      

 Toddler (16 - 31 months)           $205/week   

Preschool (31 months -6 yrs)     $185/week

                  

*A late pick up fee of $25 will be charged up until 6:15pm. A late pick up fee of $50
will be charge 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.

BILLING/PAYMENT

  • 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 paymens 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 218-727-2699

    • Via the paypal link here

    • 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 head director or business manager.  

  • 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.

  • Business Manager – Tracy Goulet;  727-2699 universitynurseryschoolinc@gmail.com

 

HOLIDAYS

University Nursery School does charge regular tuition for the following holidays, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday) Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Memorial Day.

 

SICK DAYS/VACATION DAYS

After one full year of full time 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.
 

INCLEMENT WEATHER

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 accumulation totals of over 12” overnight – as reported by NOAA.

  • 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 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.

 

OTHER CLOSURES

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.  

 

CALENDAR

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.

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