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A P P L I C A T I O N   P R O C E S S

enroll at fumcn in 3 steps: 


 1. Visit FUMCN Co-op Preschool

2. Apply (Free!)

3. Complete Registration

For general inquiries regarding enrollment and membership, please email

We would love the opportunity meet you, show you our learning environment, and answer any questions you may have! Reach out to to join us on a monthly tour. 

1. Visit fumcn

2. Complete your free application

Our application is LIVE for new and returning families!
Click the link below to be taken to our free, web-based application via Jovial. 

Children are accepted on a first come, first served basis after our Open Houses.  Please refer to the timeline below for specific enrollment dates and deadlines. If a space is not currently available on a day you have requested, you may choose to be put on a waiting list for that particular day.

For questions regarding the application process, please email

Upon notification of admission, you must then submit a $100 non-refundable registration fee and sign our Membership Agreement within two weeks to reserve your space at FUMCN.

A full membership registration packet will be sent to you in May.

3. Register

2024-2025 Enrollment Dates

JANUARY 1, 2024

  • FUMCN begins accepting applications for new and returning families.

  • Children are accepted to FUMCN according to the following priority system upon receipt of an application on or before the last day of Open House:

    • Children presently enrolled and those enrolled the previous year

    • Children of First United Methodist Church members

    • Children of FUMCN alumni families

    • Children regularly attending FUMC programs regardless of membership (including FUMCN Twos).

    • After the Open Houses, children will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

FEBRUARY 3, 2024:

  • First Open House from 10:00-Noon.

FEBRUARY 8, 2024:

  • Second Open House from 1:00-3:00 PM.

  • Last day for Priority Enrollment.

  • Class Placement Lotteries: If the number of new-family applications exceeds the number of remaining seats after priority enrollment for a specific class session, then a lottery will be held among all new family applications received to date. Lotteries are also used to create numbered waitlists for applicants who did not receive a spot in the lottery for that class session. Applicants will be immediately informed of application status.


  • Open Classes: Children are accepted on a first come-first served basis into classes with availability after our priority enrollment and class placement lotteries.

  • Full Classes: For classes that are full, applicants will be added to the respective waitlists in the order the applications are received. 

* Applicants have one week upon notification of admission to submit a non-refundable $100 registration fee and sign our Membership Agreement to reserve a space at FUMCN.

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