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 4 – May 7, 2022

April 1, 2022
Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on April 1st.

No later than May 6, 2022.


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

No. A 50/50% balance is considered.



August 24, 2022

Monday, August 29, 2022

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 3rd business day of each month.

Yes. $10.00 per day beyond the due date.

Yes. $30.00/month per child.

After the 3rd 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. The process is “random selection.”

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 11th of the year of Enrollment, but no later than July 13th.

No. There are no refunds of the holding fee.

Check with your Tax Accountant.

No. Simply circle 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, 2022; and no older than 5 years old by September 1, 2022.

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 24th – Staggered Entry
  • August 25th – Staggered Entry
  • August 26th – First Full Day

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

Yes. All children and staff are required to submit a negative PCR test within 72 hours of attending CDL unless they have tested positive within 90 days of the staggered entry dates.

All children and staff will be tested by the NC A&T student health center every Monday.

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.

You will receive your Parent Handbook during Family Orientation 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.