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Advocating for inclusive, safe dining for college students with food restrictions
GFF College Dining Survey Responses
Jan 18, 2023
Survey 1 of 1
Peanut Allergy, Sesame Allergy, Tree Nut Allergy, Other (describe below)
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
Nut free, lots of helpful programs for allergy free food
Don't really eat out off campus
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?
Add details to help us better understand your food restrictions (e.g. sensitivity level, potential reaction, need for EPI pen)
Details About this Student's College Dining Experience
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?
Totally yes, was 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
Yes, emailed and zoom called
Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe
Yes, email with them
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
I think my school does a good job now
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
Have to order food in advance at Marketplace harder to eat with friends
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
Marketplace, WU are both great, avoid faculty Commons for FLUNCH
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
Dinner at Marketplace email 2hrs before for safe food (anything I want), eat at WU many options, helpful staff
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Buy food from nearby stores, Harris Teeter and Whole Foods in walking distance
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Talk to dining staff
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
Any other advice or comments?
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