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Parents may also visit the UMN Relocation Services Page or call 612-626-0775 for additional off and on campus child care resources.

Resources

Recommended

  • Kinderberry Hill
    50 S. 6th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Downtown Minneapolis location)
    612-436-1003
    This child care center is flexible with the length of enrollment. Short term care is acceptable with 2 weeks notice. This center cares for children from the age of six weeks to school age.

  • MetroKids
    810 S. 7th St., Minneapolis, MN 55415
    612-332-5437
    This is a child-focused, family-friendly early childhood education center in downtown Minneapolis. Short term care is acceptable, based on availability. This center cares for children from the age of six weeks to six years.

  • Children's World Learning Centers (Knowledge Learning Corporation®)- Kindercare
    • Children's World/ KinderCare – University
      525 Huron Blvd. South East
      Minneapolis, MN 55414
      612-623-4642

    • Children's World – Riverview
      807 Second St. South East
      Minneapolis, MN 55414
      612-379-0857

    • Children's World – Roseville
      2186 Fairview Ave. North
      Roseville, MN 55113
      651-631-0735

  • Minniapple International Montessori
    1125 5th St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    612-378-9375
    This center offers calendar-year or academic-year enrollment only and is highly recommended by visitors and UMN employees. The program welcomes children from the age of six weeks to school age.

  • Children's Village Montessori Day Care Center
    2929 University Ave SE #W195, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    612-378-7730
    This center cares for children from the age of six weeks to school age.

  • YWCA Child Care
    1130 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown Minneapolis location)
    612-332-0501
    This center cares for children from the age of six weeks to school age.

  • Jack and Jill Sitting Services
    651-429-2963
    This company services the entire Twin Cities Metro Area. Caregivers are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

  • Nanny Professionals
    2456 Arkwright St., St. Paul, MN 55117
    651-221-0587 or nannypro@bevcomm.net
    Nanny services available for part-time or full-time care.

  • Sitter City
    Online database with reviews and profiles of each sitter.

  • Pratt Community School
    66 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55414
    612-668-1122
    This elementary school welcomes children K-5th grade.

  • Barton Open School
    4237 Colfax Ave S., Minneapolis, MN, 55409
    612-668-3588
    Public K-8 magnet school

  • Burroughs Community School
    1601 W. 50th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419
    612-668-3280
    Public K-5 school

  • University of Minnesota Child Care Center
    This child care center is extremely popular; the waiting list for infants and toddlers is often over a year.

This list is offered as a resource to visitors and postdocs. The IMA and the University of Minnesota are not affiliated with the above-mentioned providers and assume no liability in relation to the quality of their performance.

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