The  primary purpose of the Children’s Center at California State University, Dominguez Hills is to provide affordable, quality child care and developmental services for children 2.9 to 5 years old, for university students, faculty/staff and surrounding community members. With continued collaboration with our colleges on campus, the Children’s Center is able to provide opportunities for learning through internships.

  • The center falls under the administration of Associated Students, Inc. and is licensed by the California Department of Social Services, Child Care Division and the California Department of Education.
  • The ideal goal of each child is the development of a positive self-concept.


*Tuition for the Associated Students Children’s Center at CSU Dominguez Hills includes breakfast, lunch and/or snack.

Tuition Payment: Tuition fees are due and payable on the 1st Monday of the month. Your invoice is calculated based on your contract hours and distributed on the 1st Monday of each month. There is no credit for absences or vacation time.

All payments are accepted and posted in the front office.  Checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders payable to Children’s Center, CSUDH.

Discounts: We offer a 10 percent discount for siblings and financial assistance for qualifying children.  Student rates are subsidized with funds received from Student Activity Fees from Associated Students, Inc. (ASI)

Late Payments: A $20.00 late fee is assessed for tuition payments not received by the 15th of the month. The entire bill must be paid by the end of the month to avoid termination of child care services.

Additional Fees

Enrollment Fee: $50.00 for newly enrolled children is added to your first invoice.

Returned Check Fee: $25.00 fee is charged for each returned check for any reason.

Late Pick Up: When a child is not picked up according to his or her contracted pick-up time, a charge of $1.00 per minute after the first ten minutes will be assessed to your account.