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College Students May Be Eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Benefits

Students who are experiencing difficulty providing food for themselves and/or their families may be eligible for assistance through New York State's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

SNAP issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food at authorized retail food stores. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size, income, and other factors. 

To find out if you are eligible visit

You may also check out Hunger Solutions New York.

Informational cards are available at the Wellness Center.

Marianne Sciucco
Wellness Center