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ISU Child Care & Family Resources

A Unit of University Human Resources

The office of ISU Child Care & Family Resources supports all families on the Iowa State University campus. We have many resources you can find on our website including child care services, scholarships, upcoming events, student parent resources and so much more. 

If you have any questions about the services we offer, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We look forward to hearing from you!

Julie & Keesha

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News & Important Dates

Student-Parent Meet Up

Thu., 17 Nov 2016,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Parents As Students Support (PASS) Group will have our next student-parent meet-up this Thursday in the Memorial Union on campus. We’ll be meeting up in the general dining area on the main floor. You can just stop by to say hi, bring lunch, coffee, etc.

Please let us know if you’ll be joining us!

Give Thanks Potluck

Thu., 17 Nov 2016,
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: SUV Community Center

Parents As Students Support (PASS) Group will be hosting a Give Thanks Potluck for student-parents.

If you plan to attend, we ask that you please bring a dish to share. This can be your favorite dish, a dish from your home country, heritage, or whatever else you’d like to provide. This is a family-friendly event, so bring the entire family along!

Please RSVP by November 15th, along with the total number of guests attending

CAP - Childcare Assistance Program Scholarships Still Available

18 Oct 2016

We are looking to award 3 additional ISU student-parents for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a scholarship program that reimburses student-parents for out-of-pocket expenses for child care services. Click here for more info & to complete the CAP application.


Undergraduate U.S. citizen (ISU student)

Must receive a Pell grant

Have a child not yet enrolled in kindergarten

Have out-of-pocket expenses for child care services

File Your 2017-2018 FAFSA Now!

4 Oct 2016

The 2017-2018 FAFSA is now open! The application will be avaialbe to complete from October 1-December 1, 2016 to be considered for priority aid. Applications are to be completed here.


10 Aug 2016

University Community Childcare (UCC) has openings for part or full days for 3-5 year-old children; and before and after school program for children who are in kindergarten through 5th grade. Contact the center @ 515-294-9838 or univcc@iastate.edu, and visit their website to learn more!

Financial assistance may be available for student-parents (undergraduate students who receive the Pell grant or are Pell grant eligible).