Registration Information


Calendar & Hours of Operation 

Free To Be is open year round, except for one week during the Winter Break and two weeks in August. During the fall and spring semesters the hours are 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. During the summer Free To Be’s hours of operation coincide with the University's four-day work week, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


The Center provides top quality care for potty trained children between 2 1/2 and 5 years of age for families within the Stockton community.  A limited number of full-time openings are available to the outside community.


Enrollment at Free To Be follows Stockton's registration schedule for classes.  Registration dates are emailed to students, faculty, and staff each semester. A $50.00 non-refundable deposit is required. Please contact the Center to obtain your packet and schedule your registration meeting with the Director. 

Spring 2019 Registration Dates

  • Current Families:  November 8, 2018
  • Stockton students:  November 12, 2018
  • Faculty & Staff:  November 26, 2018

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Join Us for a Group Tour!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Morning tour- 8:00 a.m
Afternoon tour- 2:30 p.m.

If you are unable to make it on those days, please call  to schedule  private tour: 609-652-4572. 



During fall and spring semesters you will be billed approximately every four weeks.  In the summer you pay on a monthly basis for time scheduled. Parents with more than one child enrolled at the Center will receive a 10% discount off the second child's tuition.

Co-Op Rates (as of Fall 2018):

  1. Children of Stockton Students: $5.25 per scheduled hour, not to exceed $105.00 per week.  Children must be enrolled a minimum of 9 hours per week. 
  2. Children of Stockton Faculty and Staff: $6.85 per scheduled hour, not to exceed $136.50 per week. Children must be enrolled a minimum of 9 hours per week. 
  3. Children of Stockton Alumni:  $162.75 per week FT or $136.50 per week PT (M-F 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)
  4. Outside Community: $183.75 per week FT or $157.50 per week PT (M-F 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)