Admissions



The College of Marin Child Development Centers are California State Preschool Programs that provide part and full day preschool on both the Kentfield and Indian Valley campuses.  Placement in our program is available for children of COM students, employees and we welcome families from our local community.  Children must be three years of age by December 1st of the academic year to be eligible for enrollment.  Please complete a Preliminary Application if you are interested in a tour or learning more about our program.

Lower income student families may applying for state subsidized funds, however, children receiving state funding must have children who will be three years of age by September 1st of the current academic year.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

College of Marin Student Eligibility

At least one parent must be a College of Marin student.  Priority for subsidized child care goes to the lowest income student families. 

  1. Student parents must be enrolled in classes that lead to a vocational or educational goal and must make academic progress every semester to continue to be eligible for child care services. 
  2. Students enrolled in credit classes must be enrolled in at least 6 units.
  3. Students enrolled in noncredit ESL classes must be enrolled at least 9 hours per week.