College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Frequently Asked Questions

Monday through Friday
7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
There is no before or after-school program. Late fee pickup is $10.00 each 10 minute period (ex: 5:30-5:40).

No. The CDL operates from late August to early June.

No later than 8:30 a.m.

March 1 – May 3, 2024

April 5, 2024
Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on April 5th.

No later than May 3, 2024.

No. Due to limited slots, all children will be entered in the lottery for a fair selection.

Any parent/guardian may apply.  The enrollment period is once a year.

No. A 50/50% balance is considered.



August 21, 2024

Monday, August 26, 2024

Yes. All teachers have at least a Bachelors’ Degree in Child Development and are continuing educational credits.

$350.00 per month.

The first business day of each month.

After the 1st business day of each month.

Yes. $10.00 per day beyond the due date.

Yes. $30.00/month per child.

After the 1st business day of each month.

This fee provides a supplement experience to the CDL learning such as technology, PTO activities, resource consultants, and interactive activities that extend the  learning in the classroom or any curriculum supplements.

The activity fee will be kept in a separate non-state account.

No. Each child must go through the lottery selection process.

The holding fee is a annual fee of $100. Once you have been notified that your child has been accepted and assigned to a designated “space” in the classroom. It reserves the space for your child.

The holding fee should not be paid before July 10th of the year of Enrollment, but no later than July 12th.

No. There are no refunds of the holding fee.

Check with your Tax Accountant.

No. Simply check the range of Income on the initial Application for Enrollment.

Yes. The child will be counted absent for those days but the total monthly tuition and activity fees will be required.

Yes. The child should be 2 years and 6 months by September 1, 2024; and no older than 5 years old by September 1, 2024.

No. The children can not wear pull-ups. They must be completely potty-trained. We are not licensed to change diapers.

The children will begin on:
  • August 21 st – Family Orientation

  • August 22 nd – Staggered Entry

  • August 23 rd – Staggered Entry

  • August 26 th – First Full Day

Yes. August Tuition payment will be combined with September tuition payment and Activity fee.  There is no Activity fee for August.

No. Masks and face coverings will be optional for all children, staff, parents, university students, and/or visitors.

You are able to pay with Visa, Mastercard, Clover, Discover, Amex, Star, and NC Flex
(dependent care). Cashier’s Check and Money Order will be accepted.  Please note that if the dependent care option is selected, the amount selected is pre-taxed and spread out over a 12-month period.

You will receive your Parent Handbook during Registration if your child is selected for enrollment. The School Calendar will be included in the packet of information mailed to you.

Yes.  Acceptance of enrollment indicates voluntary participation in the student's preparation and research projects in a virtual platform.

Thank you for considering NCA&T State University Child Development Laboratory for the care and education of your child.

If you have other questions that may not be covered in this FAQ, please contact the Child Development Laboratory at 336-256-2750.