Resources for Students with Children and Families

*A list of CUMC Resources for students with children and families can be found here.

The Medical Center Nursery School

CUMC is associated with the following early childhood program to help serve the needs of the Health Sciences community.

The Medical Center Nursery School, an independent, non-profit nursery school and kindergarten, provides half-day and full-day programs for children aged 2 years through 6 years.  The school, located in Bard-Haven Tower I, is licensed by the Department of Health of the City of New York, registered with the Education Department of the University of the State of New York, and accredited by the NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation.

The following sessions are offered:

  • Five morning half-day sessions per week, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Five afternoon half-day sessions per week, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Five full-day sessions per week, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • The summer program runs from the end of June through the end of August. Both full-day and half-day classes are available.

The school has three well-equipped, spacious classrooms, each of which has a view of the Hudson River, an additional indoor space for gross motor activities, and an outdoor play area on the Terrace, one floor above the school.

Further information may be obtained from:
The Medical Center Nursery School
60 Haven Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 304-(2)7040
Fax: (212) 544-(2)4243