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Child Care

Metropolitan Community College does not offer child care as a student service. However, there are child care facilities near two of our campuses. Please inquire directly with them as to how they could serve your child care needs.

Maple Woods

There is a YMCA Child Care Center located near the main campus in the Northland Human Services Building. Educational programs are available for children ages two-and-a-half to five. Every full-time staff person at the YMCA Care Center is trained in early childhood education. 

For more information call:

Penn Valley

Plaza de Ninos is a year-round preschool located in the Westside community, serving children aged two to five. Our primary goal is to provide a bilingual kindergarten readiness program designed to enhance the areas of social competence, cognitive skills, language, physical development and positive self-direction. For more information, visit the Guadalupe Centers website.

Nursing Mothers

MCC supports nursing mothers and provides a lactation room in the following campus locations –

Blue River: (Campus Center) faculty suite. Contact Dean’s office for more information.

Business Technology: CC205, the key can be found in the division chairs office in CC201.

Longview: Campus Center first floor, Key available in the Student Development Deans Office, CC third floor

Maplewood: Adm 107B – contact Debra Oakes in the Dean of Student Development Office to access the room.

Penn Valley:  Science and Technology Building, third floor, located inside the women’s student restroom.  Additional information is available in the Dean’s office (501 Campus Center). Health Science Institute:  408 Y HSI,  Inquire in the Nursing or Allied Health Division offices, 4th floor. 

Single Stall or Gender Neutral Restrooms

Blue River: Campus Center and the Arts & Science Building

Business Technology: CC145

Longview:  Liberal Arts Building:  LA first and second floors; Recreation Center RC second floor

Maplewood: Student Center – SC 140; Math Science –MS 106A; Learning Resources – LR 226; Campus Center – CC 120; Sports Training Center:  STC 103 & STC 104

Penn Valley:  Student Enrollment Center; Education Center; first floor of Science Technology and Second Floor of Humanities buildings.

Some restrooms have baby changing stations.