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Child Care and School
There are many great child care and school referral resources,
which may be reviewed by visiting
Care Page. Listed below are
recommended child care facilities. Parents may also visit
Relocation Services Page for other
off/on campus child care. A few other great child care and
resources include are listed below.
Some Recommended Options:
50 S. 6th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Downtown Minneapolis
This child care center is flexible with the length of
enrollment. Short term care is acceptable with 2 weeks notice.
center cares for children ages 6 weeks- school age.
Children's World Learning Centers (Knowledge Learning
- Children's World/ KinderCare – University
525 Huron Blvd. South East
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Children's World – Riverview
807 Second St. South East
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Children's World – Roseville
2186 Fairview Ave. North
Roseville, MN 55113
1125 5th St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Year long or Academic year enrollment only. Highly recommended
by visitors and UMN employees. Great option for postdos and
year long visitors. This center cares for children ages 6
weeks- school age.
- Children Village Montessori Day Care Center
2929 University Ave SE #W195, Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-378-7730 Mary or Lisa
This center cares for children ages 6 weeks- school age.
- YWCA Child
1130 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown Minneapolis
This center cares for children ages 6 weeks-school age
- Jack and Jill
This company service the entire Twin Cities Metro Area and are
available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
2456 Arkwright St., St. Paul, MN 55117
651-221-0587 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Nanny services available for part time or full time care.
Online Baby Sitter database with reviews and profiles of each
sitter. Great resource!
- Pratt Community
66 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Small elementary school for K-5th grade. Great option for
foreign national students.
- Barton Open
4237 Colfax Ave S., Minneapolis, MN, 55409
Public K-8 magnet school
1601 W. 50th Street, Minneapolis,
Public K-5 school
of Minnesota Child Care Center
This child care center
has an extremely long
waiting list. If staying for one year or less, this is not a
good option. The most recent family to enroll in Infants had
been waiting for 18 months. The most recent enrollee in
waited for 21 months.
Additional helpful information on housing and other issues
to relocation, child care can be found at the University of
Minnesota Relocation Assistance
Program website at: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/rap/
or call 612-626-0775.
These names are offered as a service to visitors and postdocs.
However, the IMA and the University of
Minnesota are not
affiliated with the above-mentioned companies and assumes no
liability in relation to the quality of their performance.
Trash: The custodians do not
empty your individual trash
containers/waste baskets. Please empty your trash into one of
trash bins located on your floor. Trash liners will be
Please ask an IMA staff member in 409 Lind Hall for additional
There are recycling boxes in every office
and near laser printers. The custodians do not empty the
recycling boxes in the offices. Please empty your recycling box
into one of the large recycling bins located on your floor.
Libraries: The University of
Minnesota library homepage is http://www.lib.umn.edu/.
You will need a bar-coded University of
Minnesota U-card or a temporary pass to check out materials
University of Minnesota libraries. For a temporary pass, obtain
from the IMA staff in 409 Lind Hall and bring it to the Math
located in 310 Vincent Hall. No keys are given out for the Math
Other major Library locations are Walter Library (East Bank),
Science and Engineering Library (Walter Library), and Wilson
(West Bank). General Information and Reference: 612-626-2227.
University of Minnesota Recreational
Sports Facilities: http://www.recsports.umn.edu/.
There is a fee for using the facilities.
If you do not have a University of Minnesota ID card, please
see a staff
member in 409 Lind Hall to receive a letter for temporary
facility use. Spouses of IMA visitors can also obtain passes
to the Rec
If interested in Membership (privileges, guest passes, family
locker and towel service and discount prices on
Coffman Memorial Union (East Bank), Room G54, 300 Washington
(612-625-6000) and St. Paul Student Center (St. Paul Campus),
Buford Avenue (612-624-9200).
University Student Legal Service, 160 West Bank Skyway, 219
South, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (located in the West Bank Skyway,
between Blegen and Willey Halls on the West Bank Minneapolis
612-624-1001. Office Hours: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. You may also visit room 408 Lind Hall during regular IMA Main Office hours.
Hennepin County Service Center at
Coffman Union: http://www1.umn.edu/hup/hc_service_ctr/
Passports. Motor vehicle tabs, plates, titles, and
and Death Certificates. Marriage Licenses and Certificates.
License/MN State ID duplicates. Watercraft, Snowmobile and ATV
registration. Hunting/Fishing Licenses. Notary Service.
Service Fees: check or credit card only
Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 10 am - 2 pm
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