The Food and Resource Center offers free food and other support resources on the Inver Hills Community College campus
Food and Resource Center

The Food and Resource Center has fresh produce as well as shelf-stable food and other resources available to Inver Hills students who need food for themselves or their dependents.

Food and Resource Center

Attention Students:

We are opening the new Permanent Food and Resource Center on the 2nd floor of the College Center Building. This Food and Resource Center will include fresh produce along with shelf-stable non-perishable items and will be open to all students. The grand opening is scheduled for Thursday, August 26 from 2-4 p.m. in College Center 210. Please join us for that event and check back on this website for further updates regarding hours of operation and other details.

If you need additional resources for perishable food, food banks, or other community resources, please contact the Counseling department at or 651-450-3508 for help finding resources in your area.

If you have financial challenges including food insecurity, housing insecurity or other financial concerns that are affecting your academic performance in this course, please contact the Inver Hills counseling department for support. You may be eligible for emergency financial assistance grants or other resources.

Food and Resource Walk-In Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on holidays and days classes are not in session. If you would like to request to pick up outside these hours, please email Shannon at

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Do you want extra money for groceries? If so, keep reading!

If you make less than $1,771 a month (for 1 person household-see chart below for larger family size) and meet additional criteria you may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP (formerly called food stamps) helps you buy food at local grocery stores and farmers markets.

Income guidelines based on household size

Number of people in your household
(the number of people who buy and share food together most of the time)

Gross monthly income
(the amount of money you make before taxes)









Each additional member


To see if you may be eligible please complete this brief online screening.

If you have questions or would like to discuss SNAP or additional financial resources please email or click here to schedule an appointment with a counselor.

If you have any questions or would like to meet with a counselor to discuss other resources available to students please contact the counseling department at 651-450-3508 or

Additional Food Resources


The Open Door Contact Information

The Open Door, Eagan
3904 Cedar Grove Parkway
Client Appointment Line: 651-686-0787

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