Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Preschool Child Care Center

The SRU/SGA Preschool and Child Care Center is a state licensed, nationally accredited non-profit program managed by the Student Government Association, Inc. of Slippery Rock University.  Services are available for children age three to five of students, faculty, staff, and members of the Slippery Rock community. Children through age 12 are welcome for before and after-school care and for summer programs.

The Center is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and Department of Education and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. It is a Keystone Stars STAR 4 rated site. The Center is the recipient of the PA Pre-K Counts and Federal CCAMPIS grants which provide free or reduced preschool to children based on financial need.  The CCAMPIS grant is only available to the children of University enrolled students. In 2016, the Center was approved as a child care provider for both the Child Care Aware and GSA Subsidy military fee assistance programs. The Center employs one Master’s level Director, three Master’s level Head Teachers, three Graduate Assistants, and several undergraduate students majoring in education.  

The Center is located at 007 McKay Education Building, and is open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Service is provided year round. To contact, please call 724-738-2102. For information and to fill out an on line application, please visit our web page at