Tuition and Payment Options


All accounts must be set up in the cashier’s office and will receive a CDL account number. The person responsible for the account must use their social security number on the Business Office Form.  An annual non-refundable registration fee of $25.00 is required at the time of registration. The tuition for attendance in DSU’s Early Childhood Laboratory School is income-based from September-June. There is a $50 monthly discount for additional siblings enrolled in the Lab School.

Payment can be made by credit card, money order, cash or check in the Administration Building 1st floor Cashier’s Office 9:00 am-4:00 pm M-F or online through QuikPay NelNet Website.

The University accepts self-arranged Purchase of Care through the Division of Social Services- Delaware Health and Social Services. Parents/guardians are responsible for paying the University for services rendered and completing and returning all documentation before receiving a reimbursement from DSS.

A late fee of $35.00 will be placed on accounts the Monday after payments are due. Your child will not be permitted to return to school without a receipt of payment.

In the unfortunate event that you choose to withdraw your child, you must provide a 2-week notice. If your CDL account has an outstanding balance, the account will go to collections after 90 days.