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University of Colorado Denver

The Office of Student Assistance

Child Care Resources

Give the Best to Your Little Ones

Photo of student graduating with her baby son
​Child Care Resources Near Campus:

  • The Fitzsimons Early Learning Center, located across from the Fitzsimons Credit Union on 23rd Avenue and Wheeling, serves children who are legal dependents of staff and students. 

  • Compositive Primary is an elementary school that offers year-round, strengths-based primary-education with priority enrollment given to dependents of students and staff.

Public ​​Schools

Several K-12 schools in the Denver-Metro area offer pre-school and child care before and after school hours. Here are some useful resources:

Additional Resources

  • Information regarding child care can be found at Childcare Aware.

  • provides a directory of local child care centers, nannies, and babysitters.

*Any links to external websites and/or non-University of Colorado information provided on university web pages are provided as a courtesy. They should be used for informational purposes only and not considered to be an endorsement by the CU Anshutz Office of Campus Student Services or the University of Colorado.