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Child Care Benefit online application available February 1, 2018

The 2017 Child Care Benefit (CCB) online application will be available on Employee Self-Service (ESS) starting February 1, 2018.

About the Plan

Who is eligible?

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 16, 2018. 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

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

Detailed instructions to start the process, can be found on the ‘Child Care Benefit Plan’ page.

PDF Application

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



For further details, please visit the FAQ, pages for your employee group:


Benefits Help Desk: If you need further information, please email