Center for International Studies

Day Care Services

Childcare services may be available on campus for children six weeks to five years old at the University Infant and Preschool Center and PACT Head Start.  Both facilities offer licensed programs, nutritious snacks and meals, a fenced play yard, and a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

For University Infant and Preschool Center information, call (309) 298-1250 or visit

For PACT Head Start information, call (309) 298-3143 or visit


The off-campus day-care center operates a program in conjunction with P.A.C.T. Head Start, alongside its childcare for WIU students' children. For more information, call (309) 298-3143. In addition, there are twelve day-care centers in the community. Contact the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Macomb Field Office, 527 E Grant St, Macomb, IL 62338, (309) 837-5411. The GFH Central Office maintains a listing of day-care facilities in Macomb.

MacArthur Early Childhood Center houses approximately 100 pre-kindergarten and preschool students ages three to five years old. For more information call (309) 833-4273, send an E-Mail or visit: