Enrollment: Carnegie Mellon Full-Time Faculty and Staff-Cyert Center for Early Education - Carnegie Mellon University

Full Time Faculty and Staff

The Cyert Center for Early Education is a department of Carnegie Mellon University and offers spaces first to the children of University employees.To apply, follow the steps in the chart below. 


1. Download an application form and fill out as much information about your child as you currently know. You can update your information as it changes.

2. Send the application and non-refundable application fee of $25 to the Cyert Center for Early Education, 1060 Morewood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, attn: Enrollment.

3. When your application is received, an email will be sent to you confirming your placement on the waiting list.     

4. In February, all faculty and staff families new to the waiting list are invited to an Open House for a tour of the Center and to learn more about the program.

5. In April, an email is sent to families on the waiting list notifying them of their position (top, middle or bottom), the number of projected openings in your child's age group, and the date the enrollment process will begin.

6. Families are contacted by date of application to meet with the Director. They are given a tour of the Center and receive an information packet. Families then determine whether to accept or decline a space.

7. When a space is offered, contact Human Resources to obtain benefits information.

8. To accept the offered space, return the contract and deposit.