Family Services

USD's Manchester Family Child Development Center

Phone: (619) 260-4620

Fax: (619) 260-4522


California Facility License #370806086

USD's Manchester Family Child Development Center is a 6,000 square foot facility located on the beautiful campus of the University of San Diego. The Center accepts children between the ages of two and a half and five. Both full- and half-time enrollment options are available 2, 3 or 5 days per week.

The Center is a year-round school, closing for two weeks over Christmas and for two weeks each summer. The facility opens at 7:15 a.m. and closes at 5:45 p.m., Monday through Friday. Morning and afternoon snacks and hot lunches are included in the program fee.

Affiliated with USD's School of Education, the Center serves as a practicum and research site for members of the USD community.

Appointments for Center tours are offered on Tuesday mornings. Please call the Center office at (619) 260-4620 or send an e-mail to us at  to schedule a tour. 

Phone: (619) 260-2588

As a Catholic institution of higher learning, University of San Diego recognizes that the care and support of family is at the heart of Catholic social teaching. Consistent with our mission and Catholic identity, University of San Diego acknowledges the importance of supporting pregnant and parenting students by addressing their special needs and assisting them in completing their studies.

The Pregnant and Parenting site offers information for parents and parents to be on:

  • On-campus resources
  • Pregnancy resources
  • Lactation spaces
  • Financial aid
  • Housing
  • Childcare solutions
  • Part-time and leave options