Panther Cubs Child Care

child care center

The Panther Cubs Child Care provides care for children of Purdue University North Central students, staff and faculty and is available during the Fall and Spring semesters. A professional director and staff provide a program combining planned activities and supervised play.


Children ages 2 through 7 (up until 8th birthday) are accepted, provided they are toilet-trained. Prior to using this service, a parent must complete all enrollment forms and purchase a Child Care fee sheet.


  • Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Open during Finals Week
  • Closed on weekends. Closed during the summer and when classes are not in session.


In addition to paying the Purdue University Student Service Fee or the child care center Enrollment Fee, the center charges an hourly fee for child care, payable in advance:

  • $2.25/hour for the first child in a family
  • $1.50/hour for each additional child in a family

After the hour you will be charged according to the following schedule:

  • 1-7 min.= $ .25
  • 8-14 min.= $ .50
  • 15-21 min.= $ .75
  • 22-28 min.= $1.00
  • 29-35 min.= $1.25
  • 36-42 min.= $1.50
  • 43-48 min.= $1.75
  • 49-54 min.= $2.00
  • 55-60 min.= $2.25

Weekly Activities

  • Show and Tell
  • Art Projects
  • Spanish Class
  • Numbers and Alphabet

Special Activities

  • September Carnival
  • Campus Trick or Treat
  • Thanksgiving Feast
  • Lunch with Santa
  • Valentines Party
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fiesta celebrating Spanish words learned


Enrollment Form
Temporary 1-Day Enrollment Form
Information Card
Parent Handbook 2014-15


135 LSF Building

Contact Information:

For questions and registration information please visit the Dean of Students Office in LSF 103, email Director Molly Campbell at or call 219-785-5242.