Child Care Options

UNL Children's Center

The UNL Children's Center serves faculty, staff, students and the community of Lincoln. Care is provided for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age during the academic year. In the summer months care extends to age 8 with a summer camp program. Full time care is provided for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Part-time care is scheduled semester by semester and available for preschoolers.

Detailed information on this center is available at

Child Care Connection

Child Care Connection is a service provided by Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department to search for child care providers in Lincoln-Lancaster County.

For detailed information or to conduct a search for child care providers, please visit

Ruth Staples Child Development Lab (CDL)

Operated by the College of Education and Human Family Sciences, 35th and Fair Streets on East Campus. The mission of the Ruth Staples Child Development Lab is education, outreach, and research. The mission distinguishes the Child Development Lab from other early childhood programs, which exist solely to provide the service of child care and education.

Detailed information is available at

Lactation Support Program Policy

Lactation Support Program Policy

Resources for new breastfeeding mothers from Healthly Lincoln