Let's make the SNAP expansion for college students permanent.

Our Goal: To Ensure SNAP Access For Over 3 Million Students

          During the COVID-19 pandemic, SNAP benefits were temporarily expanded for college students. Most full and part-time college students were prevented from receiving SNAP benefits in the past. However, the CARES Act created two new automatic qualifications for SNAP as long as a student earns under the maximum income to be eligible for the program. Until the pandemic ends, all students that have a FAFSA expected family contribution of $0 or are eligible for state or federal work-study automatically qualify for SNAP. This change made around 3 million of the 20 million college students in the US eligible for support.

          Unfortunately, this expanded eligibility is only temporary. We hope to make these two new pathways for students to get SNAP permanent. This will allow food insecure students to access nutrients, continue their studies, and finish their degrees. When more students finish school, they will make higher wages and ultimately benefit the American economy in a greater way.

OUR STATEMENT TO CONGRESS:

OUR SIGNERS REPRESENT:

15 STATES

21 INSTITUTIONS

434,513 STUDENTS

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Current Supporters

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Ranen Maio 
Student Body President
Washington University - St. Louis

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Jessani Collier
Student Body President
James Madison University

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Coleman L. Warren 
Student Body President
University of Arkansas

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Ryan Thompson
Student Body President
College of Charleston 

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Jose Escobedo
Student Body President
The University of Texas at San Antonio

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Shayan Raza
SGA President 
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Leland Murphy 
Student Government President 
The University of Texas at Austin

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Jacob Chang
Student Body President
The Ohio State University

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Demon Thomas 
SGA President
UNC Asheville

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Niya Denise McAdoo 
Student Body President
University of Kansas

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Joshua Ty McCray
Student Body President
University of Virginia's College at Wise 

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Marrakech Maxwell
Student Body President
Seattle University

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Mehrin Ali
SGA Chair
New York University

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David Bruen
Student Association President
Syracuse University

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Kimberly Mars
Student Body President
Pace University

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Neyder Fernandez 
Student Body President
University of Massachusetts Lowell

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Mehak Ali 
Executive SGA President 
Johns Hopkins University

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Samantha Ashby
Student Body President
Florida Polytechnic University

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Bailey Gardin
Student Body President
Appalachian State University

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Christian Dykson
President of the Student Body
Colorado State University