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 in an undergraduate or master's level program.
  • Pell grant eligible or an annual family income at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty guideline

What will you receive?

  • Child care scholarship

    • Up to 40-90 percent of total cost covered
    • Up to 50 hours of care. Before- and after-school care permitted
  • Mentoring and coaching

    • CCAMPIS team will encourage you and support your academic goals
  • Resource referrals

    • CCAMPIS team will connect 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

329 Davis Hall

Zoom meetings available by appointment. Email is the best method for reaching the CCAMPIS team.

Contact Information

Mrs. Kelly Swain, BA (CCAMPIS Family Support Specialist)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA 15705
Phone: 724-357-2400
Fax: 724-357-2961

CCAMPIS-program@iup.edu