UOS’s daycare center opened on March 2, 2018. As the university celebrates its centennial, there is and will be many changes within the campus this year. Among the changes, there is an establishment of a daycare center as part of the improvement of the educational environment of the university.
Last year, the construction of the daycare center started on June 1, and it was completed on Dec. 15. The installation cost of the daycare center is 1.1 billion KRW. The location of the center is near the side door of UOS (generally referred to as Jjongmun) which is located between the Main Stadium and the Science and Technology Building. The area of the daycare center is 520 square meters and the building can take care of children up to 65. The center has one principal, eight teachers and 30 children for now. Inside of daycare center, there are five classrooms and one common space.
Children of UOS’s faculty, college students, and graduate students can use this facility. To apply to the daycare center, children should have at least one of their parents working in UOS. The tuition of the daycare center is fully supported by the government and the university. The university official said that UOS hopes to reduce the burden of childcare by providing stable childcare services for its members through the opening of the daycare center.