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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Connecticut State Community College



Survey Date:

Jan 31, 2023

Survey 1 of 1




Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance, Wheat Allergy

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

Got cross contaminated once and havent eaten there again, but they have gluten free bread

Stop&shop, shoprite, la stella

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?

Moderate: React sometimes

Add details to help us better understand your food restrictions (e.g. sensitivity level, potential reaction, need for EPI pen)

Gluten free/celiac, no epi pen

Details About this Student's College Dining Experience

Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?

Mostly what I expected

Have you had a reation from eating in your dining hall?


If Yes, describe each incident and how your school responded

Was too scared to self advocate, cross contaminated mayo, threw up in bathroom, got sent home

Did you register your food restriction with the disabilities office? If yes, describe

Yes, if i get sick the absence is excused

Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe

Not really

If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?

I would have there be a variety of allergen friendly options

Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it

Not being able to get much at the cafeteria and i just bring my food

Advice for Incoming Students:


Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions?  Any dorm recommendations


Dining Halls:

Any advice for managing dining halls?  Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?

Theres only one cafeteria and i like the yogurt bar

Meal Plans:

Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions? 

I don’t really have one because its a community college


Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver? 

Dont have a dorm

Getting Started:

What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?

Try to self advocate


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?

I havent found my way into the party scene


Any other advice or comments?


Meal Plans:

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