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Child Care Assistance

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

  • Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student, certification candidate or licensure candidate at Wright State University;
  • Be registered at least half-time each term at Wright State University in academically-related courses;
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements to receive federal student aid at Wright State University; and
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) equal to or less than 10,000 (as determined by the  Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA]) or international, DACA, or undocumented students whose income is less than 150% of the poverty level.

How to Apply

Complete an application for Mini University, Inc. Child Care Assistance. The online application can be found on our financial aid forms page.

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.