Although food insecurity is common among college students, they face significant barriers in accessing food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Despite being a proven program designed to ameliorate food insecurity, eligibility requirements and student-specific restrictions have prevented many eligible students from receiving critical benefits. This brief provides an overview of the student-specific exemptions and highlights the need for simplifying SNAP eligibility requirements to ensure that all students have access to the food they need to thrive.