Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS)


What is CCAMPIS?What is CCAMPIS?

  • Authorized by the Higher Education Act and administered by the US Department of Education, CCAMPIS helps low income student-parents stay in school and graduate.
  • The project is fully funded by the US Department of Education.
  • IUP was awarded $151,311 every year for four years (2021-25).

Who is eligible?Who is Eligible?

  • IUP student-parents enrolled in at least six credits
  • Pell grant eligible or an annual family income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guideline

What will you receive?

  • Child care scholarship

  • Mentoring and coaching

    • Program coordinator serves as mentor and supports your academic goals
  • Resource referrals

    • Program coordinator connects you with university and community resources

What do I have to do?

    • Meet with mentor

      Meet with mentor

      • Each student-parent meets with coordinator to review academic progress
    • Monitor child growth

      Monitor child growth with coordinator

      • Each student-parent works with coordinator to monitor their child's development
  • Attend parent workshops

    Attend parent workshops

    • Each student-parent attends workshops that support parenting

Office Hours

Office hours are not being held at this time.

Ackerman Hall 109D

Contact Information

Dr. Kalani Palmer, PhD, CFLE
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA 15705
Phone: 724-357-2336
Fax: 724-357-5941