Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Child Care Assistance

Raider Connect Staff will begin working remotely starting March 23. Please call us at 937-775-4000 and leave a detailed message, or email Messages will be returned as soon as possible. We are happy to schedule phone or video appointments via our email address at this time. We are unable to accept faxed documents at this time. Please scan or photograph and email all documents to

If you have dependent children and child care expenses, resources may be available to assist with those expenses or special considerations for child care expenses may be taken into account when determining your financial aid awards.

Mini University

Wright State University's Child Development Center, Mini University (Mini U), offers a variety of programs for children six (6) weeks to twelve (12) years of age. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about Mini U, please call (937) 775-4070. Please note, further assistance may be available to you through the Department of Job and Family Services in the county in which you reside.

Mini University Child Care Assistance

Program Overview

Wright State University Subsidy and the CCAMPIS Grant (Child Care Access Means Parents In School) provide financial assistance to eligible students with children enrolled at Mini U. These programs help qualified students obtain quality child care while working towards a degree at Wright State University.

Eligibility Requirements

How to Apply

Complete an application for Mini University, Inc. Child Care Assistance. Applications can be obtained from Mini U. Applications must be returned to RaiderConnect.

Eligibility Amounts

Eligibility amounts are based on student specific circumstances. All awards are based on available funding and are subject to change.

Due to increased demand of funding and limited availability of funds, not all eligible applicants will receive awards. Waiting lists for funding will be maintained for future awards.

Funding is provided by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), Wright State University, and Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Grant.