College Student Expanded SNAP Rules
Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which temporarily expands SNAP eligibility for students of higher education.
To be eligible under the expanded rules, a student must be:
- Enrolled at an institution of higher education at least half-time as defined by the institution, AND
- Eligible for a state or federal work study program, even if not enrolled, OR
- Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0 on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic year.