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CNIPS Application Packet

The School Nutrition Programs (SNP) Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS) Application Packet online course.

Course Description

In this video, participants will learn how to start and complete the application packet and add a new site. This video was recorded by the California Department of Education, October 2018.

  • Course Number: 536
  • Training Length: 25 minutes
  • Certificate: None
  • Target Audience: Chief Business Officials, Food Service Directors, and Staff
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: October 2018

Online Course

Begin the CNIPS Application Packet External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 24:17) course.


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Contact Us

If you have any additional questions that this course does not answer, please contact the CNIPS Help Desk at or call 800-952-5609 and select option 6. You can also look up your county analyst from the School Nutrition Programs Specialist Directory web page.

Questions:   School Nutrition Programs Unit | 916-322-3005
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
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