CCAMPIS* child care subsidy

CCAMPIS* Child Care Subsidy

CCAMPIS* child care subsidy

*Child Care Access Means Parents in School


The intent of this subsidy is to support low-income, Pell eligible undergraduate student parents in obtaining their degree.  Child care centers who are partners in this program include:

Bright Horizon's Family Center
7660 S. Research Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 775-6607

Phoenix Day Early Childhood Education
115 E Tonto St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 
(602) 252-4911

The U.S. Department of Education provides funding for this program. The subsidy program includes an evaluation component in order to gather information on usage and effectiveness as well as to summarize attitudes, opinions and experiences of the subsidy recipients.

CCAMPIS child care subsidy requirements

Student Parent must be:

  • Undergraduate student
  • A parent or guardian of a child(ren) that is enrolled at Bright Horizon's Family Center or Phoenix Day
  • Pell Grant eligible
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (Waived for first semester students)
  • Enrolled in 12 credits or more per semester. 
  • Single or with a spouse or partner who is employed and/or enrolled in school

How do I apply for this subsidy?

Contact to get on the CCAMPIS Interest List by providing the following information: 

First and Last Name
Phone Number
Do you receive a Pell Grant?
What is your GPA?
How many credits are you taking?
Bright Horizons Family Center or Phoenix Day?  
Expected Graduation Date?
Child’s First and Last name
Child’s Birthdate
Spouse/partner status, i.e. work and/or go to school
Campus you attend?

What happens next?

  • All students on the Interest list will be contacted, via the email provided, when  a slot becomes available at Bright Horizons Family Center or Phoenix Day.   At that time, they will be sent an application.

  • Students awarded a subsidy will be sent an email award letter with acceptance form. These documents include the award details, time periods covered and their responsibilities as a subsidy recipient.

What else do I need to know?

  • ASU partners with Mesa Community College’s Children’s Center to support MCC student parents transferring to ASU
  • All applicants must have completed a FAFSA for the current school year
  • All applicants must have placed their child(ren) on the Bright Horizons Family Center or Phoenix Day waitlists
  • Availability of the subsidy is contingent upon available funding
  • As part of the U.S. Department of Education requirements, the CCAMPIS subsidy operates on a sliding scale. Based upon the financial information provided in your application, all recipients will pay a co-pay directly to their child care center. The CCAMPIS subsidy program pays the balance of tuition directly to the center your child attends.
  • All awarded students must be reauthorized each year
  • The subsidy is available for summer school as well as to ensure a slot for your child(ren) the following fall semester
  • Recipient responsibilities: a penalty, cancellation or repayment of the subsidy can result from: 
    • Student fails to make satisfactory progress towards their degree
    • Failure to enroll in a minimum of 12 credits for undergraduates during the semester
    • GPA falls below 2.5
    • No longer Pell Grant eligible
    • Withdrawal from classes, OR a significant reduction in classes during a semester
    • Withdrawal from ASU
    • Incomplete and/or incorrect statements on subsidy application
    • Failure to complete any subsidy paperwork required by the subsidy coordinator
    • Failure to pay co-pay
    • Failure to follow parent rules and responsibilities of their child care center
  • As part of the CCAMPIS subsidy program requirements, the Office of Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness will serve as independent evaluators for the project.

For further information, email