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ISU Child Care & Family Resources

A Unit of University Human Resources

Whether you need assistance looking for child care services, resources, or developing networks, we can help. The office of ISU Child Care & Family Resources is available to provide assistance as you develop a system of care and support for your family. We have many resources 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!

News & Important Dates

Child care scholarships still available!

4 Feb 2019

CAP (Childcare Assistance Program) provides scholarships to assist undergraduate student parents with their child care expenses while they are attending ISU. Students may be awarded up to $750 per academic semester.

All undergraduate student parents are encouraged to apply, regardless of classification or credit load. Apply today by visiting:
https://childcare.hr.iastate.edu/financial-assistance

University Community Childcare has openings in two programs!

22 Jan 2019

 

University Community Childcare, located north of campus at 2623 Bruner Dr., has openings in two of its programs. A sliding fee scale is available for qualified families. For more information or to enroll a child in a program, call (515) 294-9838 or email univcc@iastate.edu.

Congress triples federal funding for low-income student parents

27 Apr 2018

"The omnibus spending package passed last month reversed that, marking the first new federal investment in student parents since Congress authorized the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program (CCAMPIS) in 1998. The spending increase -- from $15 million to $50 million -- was among a slate of new funding for college access and student aid programs. CCAMPIS provides grant awards on four-year cycles to colleges that support childcare on campus."

Understanding the New College Majority

24 Apr 2018

"Roughly half of independent college students, or 4.8 million students, are parents of dependent children"