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General Information

Lowry is part of the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University, administered by its Department of Human Development and Child Studies and is licensed by the State of Michigan. The center is a state-of-the-art facility and is designed to promote best practices in the field of Early Childhood Education. Each classroom is equipped to meet the developmental needs of that particular age group.

Schedule Options

Lowry's academic year runs for 39 weeks from after Labor Day until mid-June. We offer a Summer Camp program for seven weeks June - August. The center is open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with before-care offered from 7:30-9 a.m. and after-care offered from 4-5:30 p.m.

Children can be enrolled two, three or five days per week. Tuesday/Thursday, Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Monday - Friday are typical schedules.

Program Pricing
For all current pricing options, view the complete pricing guide.

The mission of the Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education is to provide an exemplary laboratory center for early childhood education for the broad university community and the neighboring communities. The Lowry Center is dedicated to the mission of fostering the cognitive, emotional, social, creative and physical growth and development of each individual child in a supportive and stimulating environment.

The Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education is located on the campus of Oakland University on the first floor of Pawley Hall. The address to the center is:

440 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482

For additional location information and directions, view the campus map

The Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education has approved action and evacuation plans for emergencies and severe weather. Evacuation and emergencies drills are practiced with the children throughout the year. If you would like a copy of our official action plan, please see the Lowry office.

For all other concerns, you may contact the Lowry office at (248) 370-4100.

SEHS - Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education

Pawley Hall
440 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)