Schedule

The Children’s Place Learning Center is open 12 months a year from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for the University closure period in December, University holidays, and two staff training days (spring and fall). The center is open between semesters and during spring break.

The yearly calendar for WMU Children's Place matches Western Michigan University's calendar.

2018

  • Aug. 27-30: Pre-K Home Visits
  • Aug. 29: Start of Fall Semester
  • Aug. 31: Center Closed - Professional Development Day
  • Sept. 3: Labor Day - Center Closed
  • Sept. 4-7:  Pre-K Home Visits
  • Sept. 10: Pre-K Starts
  • Sept. 19: Parent Night
  • Sept. 20: Picture Day
  • Oct. 17- 19: Fall Recess - Center Open – Pre-registration required – Pre-K runs as normal
  • Oct. 23: Family Fun Night
  • Oct. 31: Costume Parade
  • Nov. 22-23: Thanksgiving Break - Center Closed
  • Nov. 26-30: Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Dec. 10-13: Finals Week - Pre-K runs as normal
  • Dec. 17-21: Break Week - Pre-registration required – Pre-K runs as normal
  • Dec. 24-Jan. 1:  Holiday Recess – Center Closed

 

2019

  • Jan. 2: Center Reopens
  • Jan. 7: Start of Spring Semester
  • Jan. 17: Parent Night
  • Jan. 21: MLK Day - Center Closed
  • Feb. TBD: Picture Day - To be scheduled
  • Feb. 20: Family Fun Night
  • March 4-8: Spring Break - Pre-registration required – No Pre-K
  • March 18-22: Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • April 1-5:  Public School Spring Break - No Pre-K (Child Care Available)
  • April 22-25: Finals Week - Pre-K runs as normal
  • April 29-May 3:  Break Week - Pre-registration required – No Pre-K
  • May 6: Start of Summer I Session
  • May 27: Memorial Day - Center Closed
  • May 31:  Last Day of Pre-K
  • June 3-7: Pre-K Home Visits
  • June 10-14: Pre-K Home Visits
  • June 27: Start of Summer II Session
  • June 27: Family Fun Night
  • July 4: Independence Day - Center Closed

 

Pre-K Calendar

2018

  • Aug. 27-30: Pre-K Home Visits
  • Aug. 31: Center Closed - Professional Development Day
  • Sept. 3: Labor Day - Center Closed
  • Sept. 4-7: Pre-K Home Visits
  • Sept. 10: Pre-K Starts
  • Sept. 19: Parent Night
  • Sept. 20: Picture Day
  • Oct. 17-19: Fall Recess - Pre-K runs as normal
  • Oct. 23: Family Fun Night
  • Oct. 31: Costume Parade
  • Nov. 22-23: Thanksgiving Break - Center Closed
  • Nov. 26-30: Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Dec. 10-13: Finals Week - Pre-K runs as normal
  • Dec. 17-21: Break Week - Pre-K runs as normal
  • Dec. 24 - Jan. 1: Holiday Recess - Center Closed

 

2019

  • Jan. 7: Pre-K Resumes
  • Jan. 17: Parent Night
  • Jan. 21: MLK Day - Center Closed
  • Feb. TBD: Picture Day - To be scheduled
  • Feb. 20: Family Fun Night
  • March 4-8: Spring Break - No Pre-K - Pre-registration required
  • March 18-22: Parent Teacher Conferences
  • April 1-5: Public School Spring Break - No Pre-K (Child care available)
  • April 22-25: Finals Week - Pre-K runs as normal
  • April 29-May 3: Break Week - Pre-registration required - Pre-K runs as normal
  • May 27: Memorial Day - Center Closed
  • May 31: Last Day of Pre-K
  • June 3-7: Pre-K Home Visits
  • June 10-14: Pre-K Home Visits
  • June 27: Family Fun Night