Exam period 2020 and childcare solutions @ EPFL

As this year’s student exams have been postponed to August, a number of parents will have to work during a period when daycare or other childcare facilities are closed.

For these situations, solutions have been put in place to allow parents to go through this period as serenely as possible:

0-4 ans (pre-schooled)

Daycare from 3 to 14 August, at the La Croquignole daycare centre on the EPFL campus (limited places).

Registrations

The deadline for registration is June 25. Registration does not guarantee a place. A confirmation of the place will be sent to you before the end of June. Registration does not guarantee a place. A confirmation of the place will be sent to you before the end of June.

For those who work for the exams, there is no charge for childcare during the week in question.

People working for or taking exams and needing a solution during the second half of August can use the Red Cross emergency guard. We thank them for informing the Equality Office in advance.

4 – 9 years old:

Weekly camps organized the first two weeks of August in collaboration with Ecoline from St-Sulpice (places limited to 12 children).
Weeks combining observation and creativity to discover our ecosystems and understand how they function.

Registrations
There are still a few places left also for parents who do not work for the exams.

For those who work for or take exams (priority registration), registration for the camp is free of charge during the week in question.For people who are not working for exams, the registration fee is CHF 350 / child.