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Child Care Benefit application forms available January 16, 2017

The 2016 Child Care Benefit Plan application forms will be available on Employee Self-Service (ESS) starting January 16, 2017.

About the Plan


Eligible faculty, librarians and staff with dependent children under the age of seven are eligible for reimbursement. If both parents are eligible for reimbursement, only one parent is entitled to claim reimbursement under this plan.

The term ‘child’ includes a natural, step, common-law or adopted child or ward under the age of seven.

Application Deadline:

The deadline to submit an application is March 17, 2017. We will begin reviewing applications after this date.


Any eligible Child Care Benefit reimbursements will be deposited with your April pay.

How to access the Child Care Benefit application form

Online Application:

Employees may use the online Child Care Benefit application form in Employee Self-Service:

  1. Log on to Employee Self-Service (ESS)
  2. Select the My HR & Equity tab
  3. Answer your security question to continue
  4. Choose the Pay and Benefit Information link
  5. Select the Child Care Benefit option to begin your application

All information needed to start the process can be found on the Child Care Benefit Plan: Online Application Instructions webpage.

PDF Application:

If you don’t have access to ESS,  please download a PDF of the Child Care Benefit application form from the Forms webpage.


Frequently Asked Questions:

For further details, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions pages for your employee group:

Benefits Help Desk:

If you need further information, please email