Ineligible Student

Created on: 
Aug 16 2016

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Who is considered an ineligible student?

An adult who is enrolled and taking at least six credits (half time) in an institution of higher education is ineligible to receive Basic Food unless they meet certain exemptions. For more information on these exemptions and whether a student is ineligible for food benefits, see EAZ Manual - WAC 388-482-0005 How does being a student impact my eligibility for the Washington Basic Food Program?

Online Processing

How do I disqualify an ineligible student?

To disqualify an ineligible student, take the following steps:

  1. On the Client Details page, complete the following fields in the Student/Education section:
  • Student Status drop down list - Select the appropriate student status.
  • Education Level drop down list - Select Higher Educ (Half-Time or More) (HE).
  • School Name field - Enter the [school name].
  • Dependent Care Responsibility drop down list - Select the appropriate dependent care responsibility code.
  1. Verify the following displays on the Eligibility Details page and click Confirm Benefits:
  • Financial Responsibility field - Non-Member (NM).
  • Status field - Status type Active (A).
  • Reason field - Failed Eligible Student Requirement - Food Assistance (207).
  1. Click Commit Changes on the Eligibility page.

How do I lift the disqualification for a student who is now eligible?

To lift the disqualification for a student who is now eligible, take the following steps:

  1. In the Student Status field on the Client Details page, select Not a Student (NO).
  2. Verify that the Eligibility Details page displays Recipient (RE) in the Financial Responsibility field and click Confirm Benefits.
  3. Click Commit Changes on the Eligibility page.

Mainframe Processing

How do I disqualify an ineligible student?

To disqualify an ineligible student, take the following steps:

  1. On the DEM2 screen, enter the appropriate code in the Student Status field. See <F1> Help.
  2. In the Student Details section on the ALAS screen, complete the following fields:
Note: The Student Status field on the ALAS screen is prefilled based on the information entered in the Student Status field on the DEM2 screen.
  • Education Level field - Enter [HE] - Higher Educ (Attending Half Time or More).
  • School Name field - Enter the [school name].
  • Dep Care Respon field - Enter the [appropriate dependent care responsibility code]. See <F1> Help.
  1. Verify the following displays on the ELIG screen and commit the data:
  • Finl Resp field - [NM] - Not Related and Not Financially Responsible to the Applicant.
  • T field - [A] - Active.
  • RSN field - Reason Code 207 - Failed Eligible Student Requirement - Food Assistance.

How do I lift the disqualification for a student who is now eligible?

To lift the disqualification for a student who is now eligible, take the following steps:

  1. On the DEM2 screen, in the Student Status field enter [NO] - Not a Student.
  2. Verify the ELIG screen displays [RE] - Recipient in the Finl Resp field and confirm the data.​

 

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.