Tompkins Cortland Community College

Student Life

TC3 Child Care Center

The child care center at TC3 is a licensed, not-for-profit child care facility providing services to children of college students, faculty, staff and as space permits, members of the community. The child care center provides care from 18 months through pre-kindergarten.


The Child Care Center at TC3 is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC) The center has been housed on the TC3 campus since 1969. Students have first priority, and a sliding fee scale is offered to students to help with the cost of child care. The center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Walking to the Childcare Center

Our Mission

To provide child care services to the TC3 college campus and the local community in a safe and nurturing environment which promotes the social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development of children.

Programs available

Toddler program 18-36 months

Pre-school program

For more information or to schedule a visit contact the center director at 607.844.8222, Ext. 4477.