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GFF College Dining Survey Responses
Dec 28, 2022
Survey 1 of 1
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
Multiple cross contamination issues, but generally lots of options
Lots of great restaurants if you have the money
Details About this Student's Food Restrictions
How many years ago were you diagnosed with food allergies or celiac disease?
If you indicated celiac or gluten intolerance, how sensitive are you to gluten?
["Very: React to small amounts"]
Add details to help us better understand your food restrictions (e.g. sensitivity level, potential reaction, need for EPI pen)
Celiac symptoms, loose stool, many bowel movements, headache, dehydration, inability to concentrate
Details About this Student's College Dining Experience
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?
Somewhat what I expected
Have you had a reation from eating in your dining hall?
If Yes, describe each incident and how your school responded
School was apologetic but happened multiple times, was able to get off the meal plan
Did you register your food restriction with the disabilities office? If yes, describe
Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
It needs a full top to bottom redo
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
I got off the meal plan and will be making my own food now
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
Yes some forms have kitchens and others do not also I needed to be sure I had access to a bathroom (bathroom to student ratios differ)
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
Kline is better than DTR
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
The only eating options are at one dining hall or a small cafe style sandwich place
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
I don’t know
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Compare dining options more seriously, I’m very happy with my school choice, but life is definitely more challenging for me (in terms of eating)than for other students
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
There isn’t much of a party scene, do your research on what alcohol you can and can’t drink, eat before, maybe bring a snack
Any other advice or comments?
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