Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS)

Thank you for your interest in CCAMPIS. Please note that funds are limited and not everyone who applies receives an award. Further, awards are not guaranteed from one semester to the next.

The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program offers financial assistance to income-eligible CSU student parents through financial support for on-campus child care services at the CSU Early Childhood Center or at Sunshine House at CSU.

Are you a CSU student parent who needs support with child care tuition? Have you completed an enrollment application for your child at the CSU Early Childhood Center or at Sunshine House at CSU? If you meet income eligibility requirements, are enrolled as a degree-seeking student at CSU Fort Collins, and are registered for at least 1 credit you may be eligible for child care tuition assistance.

Eligibility for CCAMPIS funds does not guarantee space at the CSU Early Childhood Center or Sunshine House at CSU. Contact each program directly for information on enrollment processes and space availability.

Program Eligibility

Your eligibility is reviewed each semester. CCAMPIS funds are limited and are not guaranteed from one semester to the next.

  • Eligibility for the CCAMPIS Child Care Grant is determined using the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have not already done so, please complete a current year FAFSA. The FAFSA is available online at http://www.fafsa.gov
  • CCAMPIS parent recipients must be enrolled at CSU in Fort Collins at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Students enrolled at the CSU Global Campus are not eligible for CCAMPIS funds.
  • CCAMPIS parent recipients must be registered for at least 1 credit every semester that they receive CCAMPIS assistance.
  • CCAMPIS funds can only be used for child care services at the CSU Early Childhood Center or Sunshine House at CSU. Eligibility for CCAMPIS funds does not guarantee space at the CSU Early Childhood Center or Sunshine House at CSU.

CCAMPIS Recipient Requirements

  • As stipulated by the US Department of Education, recipients of CCAMPIS funds are required to complete an annual survey about the CCAMPIS program. Failure to complete the annual evaluation will deem you ineligible for CCAMPIS funds.
  • CCAMPIS recipients who graduate are required to complete a survey on their enrollment, ability to persist in studies, and employability outcomes related to CCAMPIS support.
  • CCAMPIS recipients who do not fulfill these program requirements will be deemed ineligible for CCAMPIS funding.

So that it can be determined if you are eligible for CCAMPIS funding, please complete the form below.

Questions?

Contact Dr. Karen Rattenborg
karen.rattenborg@colostate.edu


CSU Student-Parent Information

Required fields are in bold.






 






Child Information



Eligibility for CCAMPIS funds does not guarantee space at the CSU Early Childhood Center or Sunshine House at CSU. Contact each program directly for information on enrollment processes and space availability.

Consent

At the bottom of this section, please check that you have read, understand, and agree to the following:

  1. I understand that the goal of CCAMPIS is to assist me with child care expenses so that I can succeed in completing credits toward my degree program and that funds are solely based on availability.
  2. I understand that even though I may work with CCAMPIS administrators, this does not guarantee funding. Once awarded, I understand that my funding is subject to ongoing review.
  3. I understand that I will be asked to complete regular evaluations of the CCAMPIS program and that my participation in this evaluation process is essential to my ongoing funding.
  4. I agree to participate in ongoing and/or post-graduate surveys conducted by the CCAMPIS program including, but not limited to, information about my employment, income, and quality of care/services.
  5. I understand that aggregate information, but no individual information, will be shared with the US Department of Education in Washington DC, which funds the CCAMPIS program.
  6. I understand that failure to complete program evaluations and related paperwork may result in funding being withheld from a billing invoice until said paperwork is complete.




  


Funding for this grant is provided through the United States Department of Education