Childcare Funds Disbursement

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Once you have completed the application and required documentation, next steps will include enrollment and financial need verification. Enrollment verification and financial need verification will be completed on the 14th business day after the quarter begins. If a student meets these requirements, funds will be disbursed the 3rd week of the quarter.

Estimated 2019-2020 Disbursement Dates:

  • Autumn Quarter: Monday, October 7, 2019
  • Winter Quarter: Friday, January 24, 2020
  • Spring Quarter: Monday, April 6, 2020

Funds will continue to be disbursed after the listed disbursement dates if application is submitted anytime during the quarter. 

Funds will be disbursed directly to your UW student account via direct deposit. Please ensure that you are signed up for direct deposit through your MyUW page. The funds received through the program are to be paid directly to the licensed childcare provider listed on your application.

It is the student's responsibility to provide adequate proof of payment with the Cost Verification Form, due on the last day of each quarter. Funds are to assist covering childcare costs from the 1st day of the quarter through the last day of the quarter. Breaks are not covered through this program.

Please Note: Money received through the Childcare Assistance Program may be considered taxable income and will be listed on your 1098T form. We are not trained to advise on tax laws. Please contact a tax advisor for instructions in utilizing information on the 1098T when filling out your taxes.