Child Care

Cleveland State University Child Development Center

Recreation Center, Northeast Entrance

2428 Chester Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115

Hours:  Monday Friday 6:30am-6:00pm

Serving children 6 weeks to 5 years of age

2013-2014 Tuition Fees

Student Rates

Infant Toddler I Toddler II Preschool Pre -K
Full-time  4-5 days/week $178.00 $173.00 $168.00 $150.00 $150.00
Part-time 1-3 days/week $154.00 $150.00 $145.00 $130.00 $130.00

Staff/Faculty/Alumni Rates

Infant Toddler I Toddler II Preschool Pre -K
Full-time 4-5 days/week $191.00 $182.00 $177.00 $158.00 $158.00

Community Rates

Infant Toddler I Toddler II Preschool Pre -K
Full-time 4-5 days/week $196.00 $189.00 $184.00 $163.00 $163.00

Parent Information


What We Offer


What We Offer


What We Offer


Accreditation and Ratings Frequently Asked Questions
Parent's Child Safety Letter Local Page Information Parent Handbook

Child Care Staff

Center Director:  Christine Vidal - 216-802-3330

Infant Lead Teacher:  Meghan Scott

Toddler I Lead Teacher:  Annette Harper

Toddler II Lead Teacher:  Crystal Abernathy

Preschool Lead Teacher:  Melinda Russell

Pre-K Lead Teacher:  Samantha Mason

Payment Registrar Office:  216-263-6860 -

Kim Taylor, Cindy Miling, Trish Eustace

How to Enroll Your Child

Download the registration form along with a copy of your current class schedule (CSU students) and a copy of your CSU Viking Card (CSU faculty and staff) and submit:

By Mail:

CSU Child Development Center

2428 Chester Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115

There is a one time per child non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee.  Registration is open for CSU students, faculty and staff and also the general community. If there is no opening in your child's age group, your registration form will be kept on file until a space is available for your child.

Once your registration is received and processed, you will receive an email confirmation. Then you must print and complete the enrollment packet and return it to the CSU Child Developmnt Center one week prior to your child’s first day of the program.

Center Enrollment Forms (must be updated yearly)

New enrollee registration form Currently enrolled Verification Form

Administration of Medication (if applicable)

Child Medical Statement Enrollment and Health Form Medical Physical Care Plan
Family Enrollment Form Infant Basic Information YMCA Permission Form
Field Trip Permission Form CACFP Income Eligibility Application and Enrollment Form CACFP Infant Meal - Parent Preference
Student Observation Permission Form Financial Assistance Application

Publicly Funded Child Care Paricipants Information:

CSU Child Development Center Provider #307423
Change of Child Care Provider Instructions Change of Child Care Provider Form

Change of Child Care Provider Hours Instructions