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The Penn Children's Center provides temporary care for children of visiting faculty, lecturers, conference and seminar attendees, international guests, and University staff and students, as space permits. To arrange for temporary services, contact the Center at least 24 hours in advance. Fees are per day:

  • Infants (ages 3 months - 18 months) $110
  • Toddlers (ages 18 months - 36 months) $110
  • Pre-schoolers (ages 3 years - 5 years) $90

The following three forms are mandatory and can be accessed by clicking the link to the Introductory Letter below.

  • Pre-Registration Application
  • Health Assessment Form
  • Emergency Contact/Parental Consent Form


All forms must be completed, signed where appropriate, and on file at the Center.

Click here to access the introductory letter.