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GFF College Dining Survey Responses
May 9, 2023
Survey 1 of 2
Gluten Intolerance, Wheat Allergy
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
Not that many options in the dining hall and lots of things are closed over the weekend and there’s lots of contamination places
It’s okay some options
Details About this Student's Food Restrictions
How many years ago were you diagnosed with food allergies or celiac disease?
Less than 1
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)
I’m sensitive to gluten contamination and the reaction is immediate and I have ibs
Details About this Student's College Dining Experience
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?
Mostly not what I expected
Have you had a reation from eating in your dining hall?
If Yes, describe each incident and how your school responded
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
Yes there’s a nutritionist and gluten free options but not always safe elsewhere
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
I would make the marking and labels more accurate and readable, and make more gluten free options
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
Getting a balanced diet and having good gluten free options
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
Yes I wanted a kitchen to make my own meals. Get a kitchen
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
Check labels and you’ll get to know what’s safe and what’s not
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
Get 12 meal plan with points
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Get lots of snacks as you will need them
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
Get them often! Go out when you can but not too much
Any other advice or comments?
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