Conference & Visiting Child Care Services

Faculty or Staff Visiting the Twin Cities

If you are coming to the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus (Minneapolis and St. Paul) for an interview, a meeting, or to attend a conference and need temporary child care services, the following child care options are available. 

Nanny Services

The following agencies are available to provide temporary and drop-in child care to conference attendees or other visitors to the U of M Twin Cities campus. Individual or group care and site location may be negotiated with the provider. In general, child care costs run between $12 and $15 per hour. Some area hotels also provide rooms that may be used for cooperative child care. Check with hotels regarding their facilities, licensing expectations, and preferred providers.

Above & Beyond Nannies, Inc.
14305 Fridley Way
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Jack and Jill Sitting Service
1080 Jessie Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Nannies from the Heartland
5490 Balsam Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55442

Nanny Professionals
2456 Arkwright Street
St. Paul, MN 55117

Child Care Centers

The following child care centers, located near the U of M Twin Cities campus, and in the vicinity of either downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul, offer daily, Monday through Friday, drop-in child care. Normal business hours are usually 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rates vary depending on the age of the child and the length of the stay.

Children's World Learning Centers (Knowledge Learning Corporation™)

Children’s World – University
525 Huron Blvd. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Children’s World – Riverview
807 Second St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Children's World – Roseville
2186 Fairview Ave. N.
Roseville, MN 55113

These area services are offered as a convenience to conference organizers and attendees; however, the University of Minnesota is not affiliated with these companies and assumes no liability in relation to the quality of their performance.

University of Minnesota Child Care Center

The University Child Care Center may occasionally be able to accommodate requests for child care for those who are attending a conference on the U of M Twin Cities campus. Arrangements must be made well in advance of the event. For more information, visit the Child Care Center website.